3 Colomba Cake Creations You Must Try!

6 March 2017 || Desserts, Recipes

Easter is coming and we can’t wait to eat our chocolate egg and a big slice of Italian Easter Colomba cake to celebrate! If you like to try something different there are some great recipes with Colomba Cake, so why not taste this traditional speciality and get baking in a creative, delicious way! 1) Colomba […]

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Panettone French Toast with Berries

5 January 2017 || Christmas recipes, Desserts, Recipes, Vegetarian

Recipe for Panettone French Toast with Mixed Berries Here’s a great recipe for a delicious dessert or a luxurious breakfast using left over Panettone slices. If yours disappeared well before Christmas it’s a great time to find bargain Panettone in the shops, most will have a best before date well into 2017. We have one […]

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5 Terrific Tiramisù Recipes

30 August 2016 || Desserts, Recipes

Tiramisù: The Classic Italian Dessert  What’s not to love about Italian desserts?…Crème Caramel, Pannacotta, Zabaglione…they are all absolutely delicious and richly flavoured, moreover, each one of them tells a regional story packed-full of traditions and culture.One of the most famous Italian desserts, known both for its amazing, coffee-infused succulence and for the fact that it […]

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Five Ways to Serve Dried Figs for Dessert

17 March 2016 || Desserts, Recipes

Dried figs are not only deliciously chewy and decadently sweet; they are also an extremely healthy type of food. The fresh fruit is generally available from May through to September, with a slight variation in size (the larger ones are usually available in May whilst between July and August you can find the smaller, sweeter […]

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Balsamic Vinegar Recipes You’ll Love

15 February 2016 || Antipasti, Desserts, Recipes, Salads

Balsamic vinegar is most certainly one of the top Italian ingredients that can change everyday foods into a unique, mouth-watering experience. Original Balsamic Vinegar is made from the reduction of grape juice, usually Trebbiano or Lambrusco grapes. The rich, dense liquid that derives from this reduction, called must, is then put into barrels for several […]

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Liquorice Crème Brûlée

24 October 2015 || Desserts, Vegetarian

If you are a liquorice lover you’ll love this fabulously decadent dessert! Making Crème Brûlée is easier than you think and the addition of our organic Calabrian liquorice powder gives these gorgeous little pots a wonderful subtle flavour. Ingredients for 10 people 1 litre Double cream 45g Organic liquorice powder 1 Liquorice root 240g Egg yolks […]

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Chocolate Chilli Mousse

11 February 2015 || Desserts

Recipe for Chocolate Chilli Mousse The spicy chilli in this simple but luxurious chocolate chilli mousse complements the dark Sicilian chocolate perfectly creating a memorable flavour and the perfect aphrodisiac Valentines dessert! Ingredients for 2-4 servings 100g chilli chocolate such as Modican chilli pepper chocolate 10g butter 2 eggs 50ml cream (single is fine) Method Cut the […]

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Valentines Chocolate Fondue

8 February 2015 || Desserts, Recipes

Recipe for Valentines Chocolate Fondue with Strawberries This Valentines Chocolate Fondue with Strawberries is a quick and easy way to create a fabulous finale to a romantic dinner for two. The melted Sicilian dark almond chocolate, a renowned aphrodisiac for centuries, goes perfectly with the freshness and flavour of the strawberries. Our recipe is sure to awaken your senses, as well […]

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Modica chocolate pancakes

2 October 2014 || Desserts, Recipes

A must for chocolate lovers, Modica chocolate is a chocolate full of history made following ancient manual Aztec methods, brought to Modica, Sicily by the Spanish in the 16th century. No one else produces chocolate in this way anywhere in the world and no other chocolate tastes quite like this. Needless to say it makes […]

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My Top 6 Italian Easter Treats

5 March 2017 || Desserts, Eat your way around Italy, Italian life

Happy Italian Easter! Much less commercialized than in the UK, Italian Easter celebrations focus on food, friends and family as well as on the more solemn, religious aspects of the holiday. Like many Italian holidays, Holy Week is characterized by rituals and traditions, and celebrated in many diverse ways across Italy, reflecting regional differences. Celebration in […]

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Spicy Chocolate Aphrodisiac Fondue

27 January 2016 || Chocolate, Desserts, Recipes, Vegetarian

At Vorrei we are big fans of super hot Italian chilli pepper and we love this Valentine’s recipe for a spicy chocolate fondue with a kick! Surprise your loved one with a fun Valentines Day gift to share! This is a really easy dessert which can be made very quickly just before you are ready […]

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Parmesan Ice Cream: Have you ever tried?

4 June 2015 || Antipasti, Desserts, Recipes

 An easy recipe with the most loved Italian cheese: Parmesan Savoury artisanal ice creams are becoming more and more popular in Italy where in the best, innovative Italian ‘gelaterie’ you can find basil, lavender and camomile, sunflower seed or even Gorgonzola gelato alongside stracciatella and pistachio. Salty parmesan cheese and double cream is definitely an interesting […]

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Apple Pie with Bergamot Marmalade

2 March 2015 || Cooking tips, Desserts, Recipes

An easy and delicious recipe that combines one of the most famous traditional puddings with a unique Southern Italian flavour – Apple pie with bergamot marmalade. This marmalade with an intense flavour, sweet and tangy at the same time, is a perfect ingredient to add some Mediterranean flavour at your apple pie! Ingredients for the Apple Pie […]

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Valentines Italian Chocolate Pudding

9 February 2015 || Desserts, Recipes

Recipe for Valentines Italian Chocolate Pudding Our Valentines Chocolate Pudding (Budino in Italian) is a delicious sweet made with dark chocolate and accompanied by a refreshing raspberry coulis. A budino is a popular dessert in Italy, always nice and light and not too sweet with the consistency of a set custard. Here it is served with cream […]

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Vialone nano rice pudding

17 October 2014 || Desserts, Recipes

This thick, plump rice from the Veneto region has a high starch content which gives a super velvety rice pudding!   Ingredients for 6 people: Quarter of a teaspoon of salt 1 cup Riso Margherita Vialone Nano rice 5 cups of milk 3 cups of sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon, plus extra […]

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