Category Archives: Cakes

My mother’s cheap Oat & Apple Cake: the heart of the house

My mother’s cheap Oat & Apple Cake – Torta Economica alle Mele & Avena della mia mamma Music: Heart Of The House, Alanis Morissette. You are the original template. You are the original exemplary. This one is a cake my … Continue reading

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Strawberry, Chocolate Pudding Cakes. Baby Hollywood is dead, you can find it in yourself.

Strawberry, Chocolate Pudding Cakes – Tortine al Cioccolato & Marmellata di Fragole Music: Hollywood, Michael Bublè. I love this song (well, to tell the truth, I love everything Michael Bublè sings – I do think he’s the sexiest man on … Continue reading

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Apple Crumble Slice and teenage dreams

Apple Crumble Slice – Tranci di Crumble alla Mela Music: Teenage Dream, Katy Perry. If I had to think of something sweet that recalls girlhood, I’d probably choose some fresh and creamy treat (low calorie, of course!). Popsicles would be … Continue reading

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Carrot, Yogurt Cakes & Mother Nature

Carrot, Yogurt Cakes – Tortine alle Carote & Yogurt Music: Mother Nature’s Son, The Beatles. These small, spongy cakes are all about autumnal nature – they smell like cosy, rainy afternoons and taste like childhood memories. So simple and true: … Continue reading

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Chilli, Pear Chocolate Cake and the moon is in the street

Chilli, Pear Chocolate Cake – Torta Piccante al Cioccolato e Pere Music: Time, Tom Waits. The moon is in the street, the wind is making speeches and the rain sounds like a round of applause. These aren’t my words, of … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake ’cause I ain’t never lookin’ back

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake – Mousse ai Tre Cioccolati Music: Bye Bye, Jo Dee Messina. A lead foot down on your accelerator and the rearview mirror torn off, maybe you lost the game but did the best to win the part. Now … Continue reading

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Ginger, Raspberry Cake while these autumn leaves float around everywhere

Candied Ginger, Raspberry Cake – Torta ai Lamponi e Zenzero Candito Music: Autumn, Paolo Nutini. I love this song, the lyrics are pure poetry, and when he sings “Like these autumn leaves I don’t have nothing to hold” I may … Continue reading

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