Francesco's Kitchen Blog

January 14, 2010

Hot Crab Dip

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pandispagna @ 7:12 pm

A warm and crispy fish pie is as much comfort food for me when visiting the UK as much as a fragrant slice of flan when passing through Paris… I tasted an excellent one at J SHEEKIES in London, one of my favorite dinner spots when in town! (more…)

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Tiramisu Cupcake

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pandispagna @ 7:03 pm

I love cupcakes. They’re mini-wonders that satisfy an impulse craving without leaving too much guilt afterwards. I particularly like baking these treats as their aroma and taste always remind me of my home Country, Italy. (more…)

January 5, 2010

French Flan

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pandispagna @ 6:41 pm

Any time I go to Paris, I always make sure to stop in one of those typical french patisseries, such as PAUL, and get a slice of delicious flan. It’s the ultimate comfort food for travelers to Paris! (more…)

Fish Pie Uk-style

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pandispagna @ 6:23 pm

A warm and crispy fish pie is as much comfort food for me when visiting the UK as much as a fragrant slice of flan when passing through Paris… I tasted an excellent one at J SHEEKIES in London, one of my favorite dinner spots when in town! (more…)

My favorite tomato risotto

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pandispagna @ 6:11 pm

Tomatoes always remind me of my childhood summers. My mum used to cook very large batches, process them and fill dozens of glass jars with very fragrant tomato sauce that would take us through the wintertime. To this day, this risotto recipe is a staple at every sunday lunch with my dad at his place. (more…)

Rustic Oven Potatoes

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pandispagna @ 4:36 pm

There must be something addictive and comforting about potatoes… Even though I try to limit my carbs intake during the week, as much as possible I reserve either Saturdays or Sundays to this very special treat. (more…)

January 3, 2010

Green Tea Pound Cake

Filed under: Uncategorized — Pandispagna @ 5:12 pm

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This delicious any-time-of-the-day dessert has been a tasty finding while browsing one of Paris best kept secrets, Rose Bakery. For bite-size treats, bake them in cupcake paper tins. (more…)

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