Posts Tagged ‘almonds’
August 3, 2010 by Johanna Burani
Cherries and almonds are a match made in heaven. That’s not to say that the rice-milk-lemon mixture isn’t a divine combination as well. In winter, rice pudding (“budino di riso”) is cooked with lots of milk to make it creamy and is served warm by itself or with stewed dried fruit. This is the summer version: just barely enough milk to cook the rice, leaving it dry enough to take the shape of a pudding mold, served at room temperature with a warmed seasonal fruit sauce. The Italians think of everything! keep reading »
July 30, 2010 by Johanna Burani
In the postwar years, it was hard to come by sweets and treats. Yet, children are always children and, even back then, there were sweet cravings. My husband remembers this recipe that his mother prepared all too infrequently!