Torta del nonna recipe

Torta della Nonna

Torta della Nonna Grandmother’s cake Torta della Nonna literally translates to ‘grandmother’s cake’.  It’s a delicate Italian shortcrust pastry which encases silky soft crema pasticcera and topped with pine nuts. Traditionally known as a Florentine dessert, but then again, everyone’s nonna claims it as their own, making it slightly different. This dessert brings me back to…

Insalata Estiva Italiana (Italian summer salad with homemade croutons)

Insalata Estiva Italiana Italian summer salad with homemade croutons Hot summer nights call for light dinners like salads agreed? The cold (or room temperature) refreshing ingredients makes eating on warm nights tolerable. There is no need to add extra layers of body warmth from eating heavy comfort food! No, the opposite is required in summer. However, the challenge…