I’m Baking From . . . . . La Cucina Italiana!
Today, I am sharing a recipe from one of my favorite cooking magazines, La Cucina Italiana, “since 1929 Italy’s premiere food and cooking magazine”. While they have an online site, I have subscribed to this periodical for the past year. The recipes are so unique and authentic, and unlike any others I’ve found in various cooking sources.
This torta is no exception! This cake is the beautiful lovechild of two contrasting and opposing ingredients. Stale, old, ordinary white bread and exquisite, quality Belgian chocolate! How can this happen??? While chocolate is the primary flavor here, it doesn’t punch you in the face. But while most chocolate desserts (like brownies or fudge) have you thinking how chocolatey they taste; this dessert has you thinking…..wow! That’s really GOOD chocolate! The flavor was so soft and mellow and refined! This is the first time that I stepped out and upgraded the quality of chocolate I bake with. For the first time I used . . . . . [Read more...]