Mini Pumpkin Tea Loaves

I adapted these Mini Pumpkin Tea loaves from a Mayo Clinic recipe that I found on their newsletter. I made a few adjustments and made them even healthier! These make a great breakfast item too. The spicy “doughnut” texture and fragrance makes them extra special. You can bake them in one regular size loaf pan or as I did in three mini pans. In this way you can customise them by adding different toppings and seeds. Continue reading

Pumpkin Gnocchi

These pumpkin gnocchi are a specialty of the Mantovano and Ferrarese area but by now are also popular in the rest of northern Italy. They are easy to make especially if you use a potato ricer with a gnocchi attachment. Otherwise follow the traditional way of making gnocchi by hand rolling and slicing into pieces (see the “purple gnocchi” post this month). The procedure is identical. Continue reading