Tag Archives: Dessert

Semifreddo di Nocciole con Salsa di Pesche

One of the many benefits of an active holiday, like our Italy cycling tours or walking adventures, is the ability to indulge guilt-free in dessert at the end of our meal. Often we cannot decide which wonderful treat to order, … Continue reading

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Crema di Mascarpone con Rabarbaro e Fragole

We see many mascarpone desserts on our cycling and ski tours in Italy. It is a crucial component of tiramisu, and I use it often in my cooking classes. However, I still am often asked “What is mascarpone?” Here’s the … Continue reading

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Semifreddo di Cioccolato

I’ve enjoyed some wonderful and not so wonderful versions of this dessert in Italy. One of the best versions was at Pulierin Enotavola at Contra Soarda in Bassano del Grappa – a favorite stop on our Bike the Amarone Wine … Continue reading

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Easy Rice Pudding – Riso al Latte con Fregole e Mandorle

Our cycling tours in the Veneto bring us along the fertile valleys of rivers such as the Po, Brenta and Adige. These valleys offer us some wonderful terrain – scenic, yet flat – and a wide variety of agricultural products … Continue reading

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Easy Apple Strudel – Strudel alle Mele del Sudtirolo

I am a huge fan of fruit desserts, as is the rest of my family. So when in Trentino-Alto Adige for biking, skiing, hiking or just exploring for our tours, I order the fruit dessert that is found on just … Continue reading

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