Very Good Recipes of Chocolate from Alessandra Zecchini

There are 19 Chocolate recipes on the blog Alessandra Zecchini. (5494 on all the blogs)

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Vegan and gluten free chocolate pudding for Sweet New Zealand Vegan and gluten free chocolate pudding for Sweet New Zealand By Alessandra Zecchini 04/08/14 05:30 This is sooooo yummy, it reminds me of those soy chocolate puddings that you can buy in the fridge compartment of many organic-vegetarian stores (and now in some supermarkets too) but it is homemade and therefore even tastier. For 4 puddings: 500 ml oragnic...
Chocolate, strawberries and cream pudding Chocolate, strawberries and cream pudding By Alessandra Zecchini 12/19/13 05:47 This dessert has three layers, and the first is a velvety chocolate pudding made with 3 egg yolks, 3 tbsp of sugar, 500 mil of full cream milk and plenty of Peruvian cooking chocolate (milk or dark, I used milk here). I didn't measure the chocolate, but...
Chocolate, vanilla, cream... and grappa desserts in fancy grappa glasses Chocolate, vanilla, cream... and grappa desserts in fancy grappa glasses By Alessandra Zecchini 06/24/13 07:44 I have these really cute grappa glasses, they are small straight tubes with one side of the glass almost 'melted' into it, like a thumb had been pressing it... and in fact it is quite nice to hold! Possibly these are not so practical for dessert (fortunately...
Churros con Chocolate, Alfajores, dulce de leche, Neruda... so many things in Valparaiso Churros con Chocolate, Alfajores, dulce de leche, Neruda... so many things in Valparaiso By Alessandra Zecchini 04/03/13 20:13 So many things to do and see in Valparaiso! And to learn! First I learned that in Chile cappuccino coffee is a strange coffee drink with whipped cream on top, and if you want something similar to an Italian cappuccino or flat white you need to ask for a...
Hot chocolate spoons, and recycling Christmas Cards Hot chocolate spoons, and recycling Christmas Cards By Alessandra Zecchini 12/16/12 23:25 For the hot chocolate spoons I used little wooden spoons, the idea is simple, just dip the spoon in a cup of hot milk and stir! They are perfect for little present, inside a little bag with a Christmas card for backing. Now this idea may not suit everybody,...
Chocolate and cardamom pudding with berries, and over 3,000 views Chocolate and cardamom pudding with berries, and over 3,000 views By Alessandra Zecchini 12/09/12 10:19 Yesterday Google recorded 3,228 page view, a new record for me, and interestingly over 2,000 views were from the UK (which is usually 4th or 5th in the audience statistics). Once again most viewed post was this one, but the Turkish delights also did well,...
Fresh As raspberries, lychees and feijoas dipped in dark chocolate Fresh As raspberries, lychees and feijoas dipped in dark chocolate By Alessandra Zecchini 12/01/12 10:16 Usually every Christmas I make dried apricots, nuts and other dried fruit dipped in dark chocolate, but this year I am using Fresh As freeze dried fruit. The flavour is really intense, and the texture completely different, crispy and fresh! I used dried...
Vegan chocolate brownie... and remember Sweet New Zealand, 3 days to go Vegan chocolate brownie... and remember Sweet New Zealand, 3 days to go By Alessandra Zecchini 09/25/12 11:45 This didn't start as a brownie, it started as a vegan chocolate-hazelnut spread. I had some hazelnuts to roast, and after doing that I decided to use a few for a nutella like spread, but vegan... and more chocolaty :-). Vegan chocolate-hazelnut spread 5...
My best homemade chocolates so far: nama choco with fruit powders My best homemade chocolates so far: nama choco with fruit powders By Alessandra Zecchini 05/04/12 02:55 Actually, these would be perfect for Mother's Day, and they are so easy to make!! Nama choco are my favourite Japanese chocolates, to make them I followed this recipe from talented blogger Nami of Just One Cookbook. Basically it is the same recipe for chocolate...
Mandarin Chocolates Mandarin Chocolates By Alessandra Zecchini 04/26/12 23:34 This is too easy! I just used some Fresh As mandarin segments (they are freeze dried) and dipped them in melted dark chocolate (I used Whittaker's 72% Dark Ghana). That's all. Click here if you like to win some Fresh As mandarine segments (plus some Fresh...
Three Layer Puddings in a Jar: Vanilla, Chocolate and Plum Cream Three Layer Puddings in a Jar: Vanilla, Chocolate and Plum Cream By Alessandra Zecchini 03/30/12 09:49 First I made a vanilla pudding (following this basic recipe, but omitting the passion fruit), and I filled the bottoms of the jars (they are 125ml jars) with it. I put the jars in a bowl with some cold water to cool quickly. I added a few pieces of 72%...
Chocolate and peanut butter cookie-brownies, and are food bloggers proper food writers Chocolate and peanut butter cookie-brownies, and are food bloggers proper food writers By Alessandra Zecchini 03/08/12 23:44 Recipe first. I felt it coming when my husband asked me three times if I was going to the supermarket (no, no, and no) and then moved around the kitchen saying that there wasn't anything bad to eat. Our American wwoofer lifted his eyes in surprise, but...
Hot chocolate in Italy Hot chocolate in Italy By Alessandra Zecchini 01/04/12 18:46 After a longish break I am back for Black and White Wednesday , organized by Susan of The Well-Seasoned Cook. Today's photo is of hot chocolate, with cream. It seems that a lot of cafes now serve cream on the side, and not on top of the chocolate (btw,...
Chocolate and Zucchini Chocolate and Zucchini By Alessandra Zecchini 12/07/11 03:17 Photo by Alessandra Zecchini © Today is Black and White Wednesday , organized by Susan of The Well-Seasoned Cook. The title for this shot is Chocolate and Zucchini. Thank you Susan, and sorry for missing it last week, I was too busy, my three photo shoots...
Pairing Chocolate with Rose and Raspberries, and a chance to win Party Food for Girls in Australia and New Zealand Pairing Chocolate with Rose and Raspberries, and a chance to win Party Food for Girls in Australia and New Zealand By Alessandra Zecchini 11/21/11 08:13 Photo and Recipe by Alessandra Zecchini © Just enough time today to post a decorating idea for chocolate cake: I used rose flavoured icing (egg white, icing sugar and rose water) with fresh raspberries. It wasn't exactly planned, the rose icing was leftover...
Chocolate Truffle Cupcake, and a cupcake workshop at Taste Matakana Chocolate Truffle Cupcake, and a cupcake workshop at Taste Matakana By Alessandra Zecchini 09/17/11 09:46 Photo by Shaun Cato-Symonds © Today Arantxa and I went up to Taste Matakana in Warkworth for a cupcake workshop. It was a great chance for Arantxa to teach girls (and boys) to make sugar flowers and decorate cupcakes. Kids went home with a plate full of...
Gluten free Almond and Chocolate Fingers Gluten free Almond and Chocolate Fingers By Alessandra Zecchini 07/09/11 07:22 For these I used 200 g of almonds and 5 apricot kernels (enough to give the almonds a more distinctive flavour). If you like to know more about apricot kernels click here. I blanched everything in boiling water for a couple of minutes and then I removed...
Pear and Chocolate Cupcakes, and reverse mixing Pear and Chocolate Cupcakes, and reverse mixing By Alessandra Zecchini 06/05/11 10:30 Ingredients 3 eggs, separated 2-3 pears 100 g sugar 100 g butter 150 g dark chocolate 1 shot of Rum or a drop of Vanilla essence 200 g self-rising flour Usually I fold in the beaten egg whites at the end, but this time I wanted to experiment a bit, and...
Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies, Portobello Mushrooms, and Happy Birthday Robert Pattinson Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies, Portobello Mushrooms, and Happy Birthday Robert Pattinson By Alessandra Zecchini 05/14/11 07:07 Bloggers with Blogger had a few 'interesting' days without server! Pity about all the comments lost, but funny enough I had a huge amount of visits instead, after doing a little experiment: I was tired of seeing this post at the top of my most read posts...

Alessandra Zecchini

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