Pumpkin muffins with streusel topping

Pumpkin muffins with streusel topping by Bake Bellissima

What kind of food blogger would I be if I didn’t feature a pumpkin recipe in the month of October? As soon as the leaves start changing colors, we enter PSL season, and pumpkin recipes abound, both savory and sweet. Some people get extremely creative, putting the healthy vegetable in everything from enchiladas to ice […]

Coconut macaroons with orange zest

Coconut macaroons with orange zest by Bake Bellissima

Coconut macaroons are a delicious treat for coconut lovers such as myself and this recipe is simply perfect. The orange scented macaroons are topped with dark chocolate for a lovely visual contrast and intense flavor. I like to make these cookies around the holidays since these are divine with tea or coffee and are a […]

Mediterranean lamb chops

Marinated lamb chops by Bake Bellissima

  As promised to my loyal readers, I am sharing my grandmother’s famous Mediterranean lamb chops recipe. This dish is very special in our family as it is prepared at every holiday and it has been the same recipe for over 3 generations. It derives its ingredients from a mix of typically Moroccan spices, such […]

Chocolate truffles

This chocolate truffle recipe is perfect for entertaining, and a great place to begin working with chocolate. Chocolate lovers rejoice when they see these decadent truffles on a sweet table, and the coatings add delicious taste and variety. I normally cover these chocolate truffles in sweetened coconut, cocoa powder, and chopped toasted nuts, but you […]

Lemon meringue pie

Lemon meringue pie by Bake Bellissima

A lemon meringue pie is one of my favorite desserts for this time of year. The colours are so vibrant and the flavor, so tangy and refreshing. This recipe is adapted from Panache, a great kosher cookbook  that I have using for years, and from Martha Stewart. While it may look complicated, the steps are […]

The Cheese Plate, S’il Vous Plait

A cheese plate is a great addition to a holiday table. Virtually no prep time, visually pleasing, and almost entirely carb-free. If you are going the French route, why not choose France’s favorite cheeses? According to la Fédération Nationale des Producteurs Laitiers in France, these are le top:   Wine pairings for this dreamy cheese […]