pumpkin cheesecake

Pumpkin pie! Is there anything more American than that? Apart from the McDonald’s, Springsteen and Tom Hanks, I mean. Being obsessed with pumpkin as I am, I have made pumpkin pie several times, following the recipe of misya ( link here for the Italian speakers ) but I have always found the texture a bit…

pumpkin puree from scratch

Ah, November! The crisp air, the turning leaves, and the invasion of pumpkin, cinnamon and chestnut in every. single. dish. Now, to be clear, I am not complaining here! As any western girl grown up with American media, I am not ashamed to admit that I have carved one of the few pumpkins in a…

customizable cupcakes

Cupcakes a.k.a. how to lie to your friends and make them believe you are a pro at baking! They’re the quintessential party food, and bring the fun of every situation! Even – for example – a sad, bleak Tuesday at your office, when you have baked too many and so decided to give diabetes to…