Entries by dimeye

Tiramisù . . . Chocolate Orange Version

Ingredients 2 Eggs 250g/8 oz Mascarpone A packet of Savoiardi (Lady Fingers) 2 Tablespoons of Sugar 50g Dark Chocolate 2 Tbsp Chocolate Milk Powder 200ml whole milk 100g White Chocolate Zest from one Orange Instructions Put the whole milk and chocolate milk powder in a saucepan and heat gently. Add the orange zest and once […]

Tiramisù al Limone/Limoncello

Ingredients 2 Eggs 250g/8 oz Mascarpone A packet of Savoiardi (Lady Fingers) 2 Tablespoons of Sugar Zest of 1 Lemon Lemon Pulp “Vesicles” 200ml whole milk 100g White Chocolate 10ml & 1 tsp of Limoncel Instructions Put the whole milk and 10ml of Limoncello in a dish. Chop the chocolate finely. Do not grate. The […]

Tiramisù alla Frutta

Ingredients 2 Eggs 250g/8 oz Mascarpone A packet of Savoiardi (Lady Fingers) 2 Tablespoons of Sugar 100g Fresh Fruit 100ml Fresh Fruit Juice Shot of Desert Wine / Liquor Instructions I usually make my own mixed fresh fruit juice (with a juicer), using some of the chosen fruit for the tiramisù, some oranges and any […]

Taste Tuscany Tiramisù variations

We’ve been experimenting this year with Tiramisù, creating alternative flavours to the classic coffee. The basic cream remains unchanged and the structure of the Tiramisù too, but we’ve got some great new combinations for dunking the savoiardi (lady fingers) and layering between the cream and biscuits. Why not have a go – recipes here below […]

Tiramisu

There are at least three different stories surrounding the origins of Tiramisu. The first is that it was was initially created in Siena, Tuscany. The occasion was a visit by Grand Duke Cosimo de’Medici III, in whose honor the concoction was dubbed zuppa del duca (the “duke’s soup”). The erstwhile duke brought the dessert back […]

Marmalade Crostata

This is a simple Tuscan cake often served as a dessert. It can be made with any type of marmalade and if it’s home made marmalade then even better. The history behind the Crostata is unclear with some saying it was a gift from grateful habitants of Napoli to a pagan goddess of the sea […]