February 3, 2011 by Johanna Burani
Italians only eat produce in season. In March, Sicilian oranges reign all over Italy. They are so scrumptious that they are usually eaten as dessert, just as they are. But sometimes cooks want to present them in a fancy way for a special occasion. If you enjoy the taste of a fresh orange, wait until you taste these baked oranges. The amaretti and pistachios are deliberate additions since their combination of flavors enhance the natural goodness of the humble orange.
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Category Healthy Desserts, Low GI Recipes | Tags: amaretti, dessert, navel oranges, orange, orange juice, orange rind, oranges, pistachio, recipe
November 15, 2010 by Johanna Burani
This is a healthful twist to the much-loved Sicilian dessert that surfaces on southern Italian holiday tables especially at this time of year. It will be part of my Christmas menu this year. For a truly exquisite treat for your palate look for the freshest ricotta and the best quality dark chocolate you can find. And definitely opt for the orange flower water if you can find it. keep reading »
Category Healthy Desserts, Low GI Recipes | Tags: cannoli, Christmas, christmas menu, dessert, healthy dessert, orange flower water, pears, pistachio, recipe, ricotta, ripe pears