Cakes and Cheesecakes

Cakes and Cheesecakes

Torta Caprese

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Torta Caprese is a classic Italian cake that comes from Capri, Italy.  Most Italian cakes are characteristically a bit dry, so I have tweaked it to my tastes.  This sublime flourless chocolate almond cake is irresistibly moist with an intense chocolate taste.  The use of both bittersweet chocolate and cocoa […]

Cakes and Cheesecakes

Crostata di Ricotta

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Crostata Di Ricotta is an Italian tart with a slightly sweet bottom crust (Pasta Frolla) and lattice top and a creamy, ricotta and mascarpone filling.   It is often made simply with vanilla or citrus flavors, but the Sicilian version often includes one or more additional ingredients such as candied orange […]