Hazelnut and Cranberry Biscotti

Originally made as a long shelf-life food for travellers and enjoyed by the Roman Legions thousands of years ago, today’s biscotti are a popular accompaniment to coffee. These double baked biscuits should not be overlooked: their crispy and dry texture is the perfect medium to soak up coffee or wine. No butter or oil and…

Chocolate and hazelnut cupcakes

With Halloween around the corner and autumn weather hugging us, nothing more seasonal than chocolate and hazelnuts cupcakes to celebrate the leaves falling and nuts harvesting season. Call it cheating, or call it being resourceful, but I decided to use combine Nutella with cocoa powder to make the icing; the result was a silky icing that tasted as…