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…

Fig Jam Biscuits

Fig Jam Biscuits

Fig Jam Biscuits I recently found a scrumptious biscuit recipe for Spiced Fig Jam Drops in The Gourmet Traveller. The recipe appealed to me for a number of reasons; it looked mouthwatering, I love biscuits (especially ones with jam as the centrepiece), appeared easy to prepare, and required a component of homemade fig jam – something…