Acid cheeses, like mascarpone and ricotta, are some of the easiest, quickest cheeses you can make at home, not to mention much less expensive and tasty than store-bought. This year I baked my holiday pumpkin pie with freshly made mascarpone. Yum!
Giardiniera, the beautiful Italian pickled veggies, is made all the more lovely with Romanesco broccoli, Mexican ground cucumbers and that Spectacularly Delicious signature touch, feather carrot curls.
It's a summer garden in a bottle, similar to Galliano, with Yarrow, chamomile, lavender, juniper berries, cinnamon and spices, anise and citrus. Then it's finished off with vanilla bean! It tastes devine!
I had the pleasure of visiting the Mantova region of northern Italy during one of my business trips. This was the first time I had tried Limoncello and I was hooked. After many attempts to recreate the taste, I've finally settled on this one.