What is Luscious, Golden and yummy?

ha ha many, many things!! BUT nothing is as luscious as the PANDORO…..

From the Veneto region, it is the regions equivalent of the Panattone.

I had some mini ones from the supermarket in Lucca and Venice but I knew they would not be like a homemade one.

The Italian supermarkets, sell huge boxes which have Pandoro in them but I still think, can’t beat homemade……

So without further ado………………….

What are we aiming for?????

Pandoro……….

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A Mid Winter Xmas Delight?

Well it’s a mid winter xmas for us here in NZ but for most other people, it will be mid -summer xmas……….

The Xmas bread (but also festivals) of Lake Como.

Mataloc is also offered as a dessert………with a bit of mascarpone

This is what we want!!

This bread is chocca block with goodies and not so much butter that its too rich. Continue reading

Feeling dolce?? Dolce Milanese , that is…

I am …………Sweet as…

I should explain,  Sweet as is a NZ expression which means great, feeling good:)

and of course dolce means sweet but sweet as in dessert/cake.

mmmm fresh from the oven

I know you are going to LOVE LOVE LOVE this one.

In fact I am having trouble deciding between this and Panettone.

Hard times, decisions, decisions….

Could be a greedygirl and have BOTH!! Continue reading

Easy Peasy Pane Tramvai….

If you are like me and LOVE fruit breads, you will love love love love and LOVE this bread!!

Plus it’s not an all day or week bread and it’s not time-consuming……..

And there are so many variations you could do with this recipe which i WILL rattle on about at the end of the post.

I must say, thinking about what we could do with this lovely base recipe is divine..

Of course we would need to rename the bread though…

Soaked Raisins

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