My First Zuppa Inglese (Ada Boni Part 3)

Part three and Ada Boni is still beating me. This was my first time making Zuppa Inglese. Sticking to my original challenge, I knew nothing about the recipe prior to making it. I had no idea what it typically looks or tastes like. At one point while baking I shouted out loud "ooooooh I'm making … Continue reading My First Zuppa Inglese (Ada Boni Part 3)

My First Ada Boni Fail

Last week, I began my Ada Boni challenge with her Eritrea Tart. Overall, it seemed like a simple cake; however, this first recipe opened me up to the challenges of baking from cookbooks published in the 50s. My Eritrea Tart tastes and looks okay, but I did mess up and it will probably be much … Continue reading My First Ada Boni Fail

Baking with Ada Boni

As Americans, many of us have unique links to our ancestry, some are clear cut and some are fuzzy. Growing up, it was very clear I am in an Italian American family; my grandmother who is Sicilian, particularly has kept the culture alive for the family (thank you Mom-Mom). Her baking is known not only … Continue reading Baking with Ada Boni