Castagnaccio – Cheeky Chestnut Cake

Castagnaccio – Cheeky Chestnut Cake Originally from Tuscany, this recipe is a favourite of our Nonna and always puts a smile on her face when we make it for her. We remember her telling us stories of how she would grind the chestnuts into flour to make this cake on the farm in Italy when she was young and this is our version of the … Continue reading Castagnaccio – Cheeky Chestnut Cake

Croccante di Mandorle – Italian Almond Brittle

Croccante di Mandorle – Italian Almond Brittle Everyone loves our Italian Nuts! This recipe is something that brings back very fond memories of spending Summers in Italy growing up, we use to have these around festival times, from Carnivals to Christmas time. They are also found all year round over Italy, most often at street fairs—where hefty blocks wrapped in cellophane are sold from stalls bearing … Continue reading Croccante di Mandorle – Italian Almond Brittle