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Category: cakes

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Jam tart, with quick oil shortcrust pastry

Today we go for a tart, which I think I can put first in the ranking of my favorite desserts. The ones with jam, to be precise. A classic. And what I show you today is with the shortcrust oil, very fast and easy to manipulate and work.

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Nian Gao, the Chinese New Year cake

Today I present you and explain how to prepare at home the nian gao, or the rice flour cake, typical of the Lunar New Year festivities. “Gao”, which means “cake”, also has the same pronunciation as the word meaning “high”. So eating it and giving it away as a gift is considered a good wish...

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Apple crumble cake

Ah, the crumble cake … soft, moist and that crunchy crumb that makes you cut the second slice – just a little one, eh? – to taste it again.

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Wholewheat cake with almonds

I cooked a lot in the last period: soon I will return to Italy for the holidays and as long as I’ll be there I’ll have a few tools, no gimcrackery for photos and no reflex. So I put aside some delicacies for you, for the Christma period! But between kilos of cookies and creams...

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Egg whites cake, with cherry jam

Want something soft, simple, giving that pleasant feeling of home? Then this egg whites cake stuffed with jam is for you. Born from my usual inability to get rid of stray egg whites and the desire for a sweet not too demanding. I also had the half-empty pantry, so few ingredients, the ones we always...