Italian farina cake recipes

Sabbiosa, a cake from Lombarby

Sabbiosa, a cake from Lombarby

There’s some logic to this, but Italian sources tend to just refer use fecola as a synonym for farina di patate, potato flour

Orange and coconut chiffon cake

In una ciotola setacciate la farina, il lievito, il bicarbonato e il sale. Chiffon cake is perfect for any time of the day
Italian-Inspired Burgers

Italian-Inspired Burgers

I have been making many things (mostly for my boyfriend's family) such as cookies/biscuits, brownies, cakes, and bread - lots of bread, such as these hamburger buns (even with the availability of ciabatte and focacce (and they are super cheap
Torta Tenerina

Torta Tenerina

Just as it's famous for its history, art and cultural monuments, the Italian town of Ferrara is famous for this simple chocolate cake
Rice tart with chocolate almond crust

Rice tart with chocolate almond crust

* The Marsala is an Italian sweet wine. Togliete l’impasto dal frigo e stendetelo su una superficie leggermente infarinata, cercando di dargli una forma adattata allo stampo
A basic recipe for fresh egg pasta

A basic recipe for fresh egg pasta

It's quite hard work, and after a few minutes it's easy to see why the average Italian grandmother has arms like Frank Bruno
Pine nut tart

Pine nut tart

In Italy, I bought Italian pine nuts, harvested from Italian pine trees. Who knows though, I’m sure there are nonne out there who do use a bit of farina di mandorle (ground almonds) in their tarts
Mediterranean Farro Salad

Mediterranean Farro Salad

the Latin word farina (a somewhat generic term for flour, which appears in Italian as farina and in Spanish as harina) comes from far, the Latin word for farro or spelt (the traditional English name)
Mediterranean Farro Salad

Mediterranean Farro Salad

the Latin word farina (a somewhat generic term for flour, which appears in Italian as farina and in Spanish as harina) comes from far, the Latin word for farro or spelt (the traditional English name)
Cookies olive oil with spelled flour

Cookies olive oil with spelled flour

Celli stuffed a traditional dessert from Italian region AbruzzoSweet Muffin with zucchiniCoffee cake filled with chocolatePumpkin dumplings with spelled flourPlum cake with cherries
Traditional Recipe: Torta Della Nonna (Grandma’s Pie)

Traditional Recipe: Torta Della Nonna (Grandma’s Pie)

Torta Della Nonna (Grandma’s Pie) is a delicious and delicate pie made with a soft shortcrust pastry and filled with plenty of thick Italian custard (Crema Pasticciera) and garnished with lots of pine nuts and icing sugar
Polenta bread

Polenta bread

In una grande ciotola mescolate la farina con il sale, quindi aggiungete il lievito e il bicarbonato
Dulce de leche roll

Dulce de leche roll

This year, it was time to test two recipes by a famous Italian pastry chef, Luca Montersino. Setacciate la farina insime al cacao
Apple yoghurt pie with cranberry jam

Apple yoghurt pie with cranberry jam

Before leaving for Italy on December, I made a lot of cranberry jam to give to my Italian friends, but with the rush and excitement of the departure, I forgot to put them in my suitcases