Monday, May 20, 2024

Soft Italian Crostata with Cream and Strawberries

Treat yourself to this picture-perfect soft crostata filled with velvety Italian custard cream and sunshine-sweet strawberries compote. A taste of Italy in every bite!

Today, I present you this beautiful and mouthwatering Italian dessert that I'm sure is going to impress your guests. An extra-soft crostata base topped with a thick and luscious layer of creamy Italian custard, covered with a juicy and sweet strawberry sauce. 

So good! Take a look ...

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Italian Rustic Blueberry Crostata (Galette) Recipe

Bring a taste of summer to your dessert table with this Italian homemade rustic crostata (or galette) with a flaky and buttery pastry crust exploding with nutrient-packed blueberries


Here is a delicious recipe I'm sure you'll want to try, especially once you see how quick, easy, and fun it is.
And if you are anything like me, you will want to eat your slice right off the oven with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.
 

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Strawberry and Mascarpone Cream Cake Roll Recipe

Roll into strawberry season with this picture-perfect summer dessert made with fresh strawberries blended in a delicate mascarpone cream and wrapped in a soft, spongy cake

Strawberry season, here we come! 
Today I present you with a strawberry dessert that is gorgeous and refreshing and is sure to satisfy and impress your guests.  
This roll cake is quite perfect for your next summer dinner party, or why not?!? To celebrate your mom this coming Mother's Day.  

Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Best Blueberry Ricotta Crumble Cake Recipe

Get ready to meet your new favorite cake! This amazing dessert comes with a soft layer of vanilla cake at the bottom, a decadent layer of blueberry and ricotta cheese in the middle, and a buttery lemon crumble layer on top. It's a delicious treat that's surprisingly easy to make and ready in just over an hour.

Introducing a cake that I'm sure you won't easily forget.
Imagine sinking your little fork into a soft, vanilla-infused base only to discover a middle layer bursting with the tangy sweetness of blueberries and the subtle richness of ricotta cheese. All topped with a streusel crumbling topping so buttery, lemony, and irresistibly crispy that you think you've never tasted anything this good!

Sunday, April 14, 2024

How to Make Coconut-Pineapple Flan

Creamy, velvety, easy-to-make, and gluten-free flan flavored with coconut cream and topped with pineapple-infused caramel. 

Tropical flavors in every spoonful! 

Today, we're diving into a luscious and creamy dessert that combines two iconic ingredients of paradise: coconut and pineapple. 
Say hello to this Coconut and Pineapple Flan, a decadent treat that's as delightful to look at as it is to eat.

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Easy Recipe to Make The Best Blueberry Popvers

Puffy, tall and airy popovers exploding with sunkissed sweet blueberries, served warm with whipped cream


After the success of my churro popovers recipe, here is a new version of mouthwatering popovers filled with fresh blueberries—which I know you'll love just as much!

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Traditional Pastiera di Riso - Italian Rice and Ricotta Pie

This Pastiera di Riso is a classic Easter Italian pie made with sweet and delicate rice and ricotta, flavored with orange zest and cinnamon, in a buttery shortcrust pastry.


Indulge in the enchanting flavors of Italy this Easter with a delightful treat—Pastiera di Riso. This sweet Italian rice and ricotta pie is similar to the classic and authentic Pastiera Napoletana, but it's made with rice in place of cooked wheat, which is not readily available here in the US as it is in Italy.

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Easy and Delicious Raspberry and Cream Puff Pastries Recipe

Delightfully elegant and effortlessly delicious, these pastries are filled with rich Italian custard cream and sweet raspberries, enveloped in a flaky puff pastry. This recipe is a breeze, taking less than an hour to create from start to finish!

When it comes to dessert, there's something undeniably delicious about buttery, flaky pastry together with decadent and velvety Italian custard cream.
But why stop there? Add fresh raspberries (or your preferred berries) in the mix to infuse a burst of sweetness and juiciness into each bite. The result? A tantalizing medley of textures and flavors that's simply irresistible.


Monday, March 11, 2024

My NEW Cookbook: Manuela's Sweet Temptations

 My NEW cookbook is finally on SALE!



I’m beyond excited to finally share this news with you. 
After a lot of hard work for the past several months, here it is: my NEW cookbook!

Manuela's Sweet Temptations is all about the most popular (and my favorite) dessert recipes, from classic Italian desserts to dolci al cucchiaio, sweet breakfast, holiday treats, and, of course, a chapter with favorites gluten-free options made with almond flour. 
It’s been a few years since I wanted to have a special place where I could store and share my baking. And it’s finally ready and available for order it here.