Entries Tagged as 'Chocolate'

No oil, sugar, or butter Microwave Chocolate Happy Birthday Cake

October 12th, 2011 · 17 Comments

It’s tradition for me to post about the birthday cake I make myself on my birthday (that’s today). (For past birthdays, read about Drunken Devil’s food cupcakes, Kitchen Sink cookies, Chocolate Brownie cake with homemade caramel, and a Chocolate and Coffee Mousse Cake) This year, things have changed a bit for me. If you’ve been […]

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Tags: Chocolate · Food · Me

Flourless Nutella Chocolate Cake Recipe for World Nutella Day 2011

February 5th, 2011 · 46 Comments

Happy World Nutella Day! Five years ago, a little idea in my head grew into a big idea, loved by thousands of fans and bloggers alike. Michelle from Bleeding Espresso has been my co-host for the past 4 years and we have loved the response! 2,000 fans on Twitter @NutellaDay, almost 20,000 fans on Facebook […]

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Tags: Blog Event · Chocolate · Food · Italy · Nutella Day

Gelato and Hot Chocolate: a Chocolat double-header

February 3rd, 2011 · 20 Comments

Yesterday I met with a longtime blog reader & fellow food blogger who was in town for business in Milan (I love it when that happens!) – she asked me to recommend some gelaterie but I did one better and joined her for a gelato close to where she was staying, at Chocolat near Cadorna […]

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Tags: Chocolate · Food · Gelato · Italy · Milan

Venchi Italian Chocolate Giveaway

December 22nd, 2010 · 47 Comments

“Milk or Dark Chocolate?” Any email that has that as the subject line is bound to make for an interesting read. And when the mail is coming from someone working at Venchi Chocolate, that makes it that much better! When I was contacted by someone working at Venchi, who is also a reader of my […]

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Tags: Chocolate · Discovering Food · Food · Italy · Piemonte

Classic Chocolate Mousse and Espresso Coffee Chocolate Chip Mousse Cake Recipe

October 13th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Yesterday was my birthday. As you may have seen the past few years reading my site, in Italy it’s custom for the birthday gal/guy to bring treats & drinks into the office to share with colleagues. I usually bring something, and I enjoy a little indulgence in making something I know I will like, and […]

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Tags: Chocolate · Dessert · Discovering Food · Food · Me · Recipe