LEMON OLIVE OIL CAKE RECIPE WITH BERRIES & MASCARPONE

The lemon olive oil cake of your dreams, dressed festively with layers of whipped mascarpone cheese, lemon curd, a honey lemon blueberry sauce and finished with fresh blackberries. The perfect marriage between the classic Italian lemon olive oil cake and Tiramisu. Today I bring to you the first official cake on Ciao Florentina, I don’t […]

FRIED CABBAGE WITH KIELBASA – LOW CARB, PALEO, GLUTEN FREE

Low Carb and Gluten Free Fried Cabbage with Kielbasa. Deliciously satisfying -Quick and Easy weeknight dinner on a budget! What could be more perfect? You’ve got to love any recipe that contains inexpensive ingredients, is quick to make, and tastes like you spent hours on it. That is pretty much the food trifecta. This recipe […]

NO BAKE COOKIE DOUGH CHEESECAKE

We loved this NO BAKE Cookie Dough Cheesecake — it’s made with edible cookie dough and an Oreo crust and is an extra special dessert for the holidays! What is it about cookie dough that everyone loves? I remember as a child consuming my fair share of cookie dough while I was supposed to be […]

BAKED SALMON TERIYAKI LETTUCE WRAPS

This easy recipe for Baked Salmon Teriyaki is sure to become a family favorite. Nestled in crisp lettuce cups, these Baked Teriyaki Salmon Lettuce Wraps are a protein-packed meal for lunch or dinner. In my younger, pre-children days, some friends and I would frequent a local Japanese restaurant nearly every weekend. The food was phenomenal, […]

SNICKERS BROWNIES

Once you try these over the top Snickers Brownies, you will be hooked!Combining brownies with a classic Snickers bar results in an incredible dessert experience. A thick triple chocolate brownie base layered with gooey caramel, nutty marshmallow nougat, and topped with creamy chocolate. This brownie recipe is pure over the top decadence! Today’s recipe uses […]

Chocolate Fudge Silk Buttercream

Creamy, silky and incredibly light and fluffy, our Chocolate Fudge Silk Buttercream melts on the tongue and is not too sweet. Fine quality cocoa powder and chocolate are both incorporated for a full and robust chocolate fudge flavor. This special buttercream is made using a unique method and is the perfect American style dark Chocolate […]

CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKES

Many people say cheesecake is one of the hardest things to make. With my recipe, they don’t have to be! I’ve gone through so many recipes and techniques that I’ve nailed down what makes them great. These cheesecakes are among my favorite things to cook (and eat), as they’re not only delicious but impossibly cute. […]

LEMON BLUEBERRY CUPCAKES

My favorite Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes! Topped with homemade Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting and Fresh Blueberries, they’re simply irresistible. My friends!!! The weekend is at our fingertips and I couldn’t be more excited… to do nothing. I’m talking a feet kicked up on the coffee table, delivery menus at arms length, and Law & Order on […]