The Nine Most Popular Recipes of 2018

Wishing you a magical New Year full of health, love and laughter
May this year gives you the opportunity to follow your dreams, smile unconditionally and love like there is no tomorrow  


As the end of the year is just a day away, I thought it would be fun to end it with the best of the best. Here are the nine most viewed and liked recipes on the blog… and for very good reasons. Can you guess which is the most popular?!?

Let’s start with number 9 and work our way up to number one.

Number 9: Italian Panelle (Chickpea Fritters) with Pecorino Cheese
They are scrumptious and insanely addictive. Slightly crispy on the outside, delicate and soft on the inside. The recipe is easy, quick, and requires only require very few ingredients.

Number 8: Chocolate Lava Cake. Heart-shaped, made-from-scratch, lick-your-plate delicious chocolate lava cake

Number 7: Italian Pistachio-Orange Biscotti (Cantucci) Let’s take the classic biscotti to the next level with these pistachios-filled, orange-flavored, chocolate-dipped delicious Italian cookies

Number 6: Tagliatelle Pasta with Prosciutto and Creamy Mascarpone Sauce. Learn how to make this Italian pasta with a creamy mascarpone and prosciutto sauce. Super easy and ready in no more than 20 minutes.

Number 5: Strawberry Rose Tart with Lemon Custard Cream
Impress your guests with this picture-perfect, made-from-scratch strawberry rose tart

Number 4Italian Mozzarelle in Carrozza…Miraculous things happen when you dip a mozzarella sandwich in batter and fry to perfection

Number 3: Three-Ingredients No-Bake Strawberry Mousse Get your spoons ready for this summery, fluffy and perfectly sweet strawberry and cream dessert!

Number 2Bruschetta with Italian Prosciutto, Triple Cream Brie Cheese and Fig Spread. Not your classic tomato and basil over bread, but a twist of salty and sweet delicious creation. They are topped with slightly melted triple cream brie cheese, a couple of thin slices of salty prosciutto, and a spoon full of sweet fig spread. And as a final optional-but-encouraged touch, decorate with a leaf or two of fresh arugula or fried sage to add a wow factor for your tastebuds.



Number 1: Italian Almond Cookies (pasticcini alle mandorle).  These classic Italian cookies are very easy to make, and extremely easy to eat. Intensely nutty and perfectly sweet. Chewy on the inside and slightly crispy on the outside.

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