Amaretti cookies

These cookies always remind me of my Nonno. He passed away 10 years ago this month of cancer Not a day goes by that I don’t miss him and wish he could have met my kids. My Nonno loved these cookies, he would sneak some out of the tin when Natalie wasn’t looking. He had…

Ginger Mounds

Ginger mounds have become another staple in our home around Christmas time. My mother-in-law passed me this recipe and it’s one of our favourites. Be sure that your spices are fresh to enjoy all the flavour. I also like my cookies a bit chewy so I cook them for 12 minutes. Yields: 4 dozen cookies…

Traditional Almond Biscotti

It’s that time of year to dust off your favourite Christmas recipes! Our Christmas wouldn’t be complete without these traditional almond biscotti. On Christmas eve, we would usually go over to my Nonno and Nonna’s house for a huge Italian feast. Nonna Natalie would always have a plate of delicious treats, these being one of them. I’ve adapted her recipe and one that my cousin Alicia gave me over the years.