WHITE CHOCOLATE AND MASCARPONE TIRAMISU

Tiramisu (literally “pull me up”, “cheer me up” or “give me strength”) is a traditional Italian dessert.

Easy and quick to prepare, it can be enjoyed at the end of a meal or during daytime snacks.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 30 mins
Rest time : 3 hours
Cook time :
Total time : 30 mins + 3 hours (rest)
Yield : 6 servings
4 eggs
1 cup (250 g) mascarpone
1 cup (150 g) melted white chocolate
0.2 cup (40 g) sugar
bitter coffee
lady fingers or savoyards
white chocolate

Steps :

  • Whisk the egg yolks in a bowl, then add the softened mascarpone.
  • Mix with a spatula, moving slowly from bottom to top so as not to disassemble the mixture.
  • Add the melted and cooled white chocolate.
  • Whisk the mixture for a few minutes.
  • In another bowl, whip the egg whites until stiff, adding the sugar.
  • Gently add the egg whites to the mascarpone cream and white chocolate.
  • Now make the coffee without softening it.
  • Take a square or rectangular mold and line with parchment paper.
  • Add a first layer of savoyards lightly soaked in coffee.
  • Pour the first layer of mascarpone cream inside and add a new layer of coffee-soaked Savoyards, then cover with a new layer of cream.
  • Continue until you reach the edge of the mold.
  • Finally, place in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.
  • Add white chocolate shavings or cinnamon if desired.
  • Enjoy!

BAKED CRISPY ZUCCHINI SLICES

Baked crispy zucchini slices are a preparation based on zucchini, breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan, salt and olive oil.

Easy and quick to prepare, crispy and tasty, they are perfect as an aperitif or as a side dish.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 20 min
Rest time : –
Cook time : 10 min
Total time : 30 min
Yield : 6 servings
2 large zucchini
breadcrumbs
grated parmesan
salt / olive oil

Preparation :

  • Wash and cut the ends of the zucchini.
  • Cut lengthwise into very thin slices.
  • Arrange the zucchini slices on a clean cloth, salt lightly and let drain for about 10 min, then turn, salt and wait another 10 min.
  • Dab lightly with absorbent paper.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 ° F in static mode.
  • In a dish, prepare breadcrumbs mixed with a little grated Parmesan.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and brush with a drizzle of oil.
  • Dip the zucchini in the breadcrumbs, one slice at a time and gently arrange in the pan, one next to the other.
  • Add a drizzle of oil (or spray).
  • Bake for about 10 min.
  • Turn the zucchini halfway through cooking and make sure they do not burn.
  • Take out of the oven immediately, as soon as the zucchini are crispy and golden.
  • Serve hot and enjoy !

MAGIC COFFEE CREAM

magic coffee cream or grandfather coffee cream is a cream made of coffee, milk, sugar, flour and cream.

Of Italian origin, it was called in its creation coffee cream of the Neapolitan grandfather.

Easy and quick to prepare, soft and creamy, refreshing and invigorating, it is ideal during the day.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 15 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 5 min
Total time : 20 min
Yield : 6 servings
1/2 cup sweet coffee
2/3 cup milk
4 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp flour
2 tbsp soluble coffee
0.75 cup cream

Preparation :

  • In a saucepan, put the coffee, sugar, instant coffee and mix.
  • Pour in the milk and liquid coffee.
  • Combine all the ingredients with an electric whisk.
  • Heat over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Leave the coffee cream to cool in the refrigerator, turning it from time to time.
  • Pour the sour cream into a bowl and whisk.
  • Gently fold the whipped cream into the coffee cream, making slow up and down movements with a spatula.
  • Pour the cream into individual cups and store in the refrigerator.
  • Decorate with coffee beans and serve.
  • Enjoy !

MASCARPONE AND COFFEE SEMIFREDDO

A semifreddo  (Italian word meaning “semi cold”) is a dessert made of sugar, eggs, coffee and fresh cream.

Semifreddo is the name given to a family of typically Italian frozen desserts (zuccotto, viennetta, spumone, etc.). This dessert is close to an ice cream, of which it differs by the quantity and quality of the ingredients and by its sweet consistency.

We’re delighted to introduce the recipe of a mascarpone and coffee semifreddo.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 15 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 5 min
Total time : 20 min
Yield : 6 servings
4 egg yolks
2 cups whipping cream
1/2 cup mascarpone
1/3 cup coffee
1/3 cup caster sugar

Preparation :

  • Prepare the coffee and pour into a saucepan.
  • Add the sugar and bring to a boil over low heat until the sugar is well dissolved.
  • In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks, then add them to the coffee syrup and continue mixing well until you get a creamy consistency.
  • In another bowl, whip (not too much) the cream separately, then gently add the mascarpone with a spatula, making slow movements from bottom to top.
  • Gently also add the coffee cream to the cream mixture.
  • Pour into 4 individual cups and let stand for a few hours in the freezer.
  • Remove from the freezer about 5 to 10 min before serving.
  • Enjoy !

LEMON COLD CREAM

A cold lemon cream is a cold dessert made of mascarpone, lemon and fresh cream.

Easy and quick to prepare, particularly creamy and refreshing, it is ideal at the end of a meal or for the day’s snacks.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 20 min
Sitting time : 
Cook time : –
Total time : 20 min 
Yield : 6 servings
1 cup mascarpone
1 lemon juice
1 cup cold cream
1 tsp Limoncello (optional)

Preparation :

  • In a bowl, whip the cream until stiff and set aside.
  • In another bowl, mix the mascarpone with a spoon until it becomes creamy.
  • Put the lemon juice and possibly the limoncello in a bowl. 
  • Add a first spoonful of cream and stir quickly. 
  • Then add alternately the mascarpone and the cream, one spoonful at a time until you get a creamy and homogeneous mixture.
  • Put in the fridge.
  • Use as a dessert or to garnish cakes.
  • Enjoy!