Student Recipes: Winner #1 Is….?

The perfect way to combine teaching with my own interest in food and wine was to ask the three Freshman classes (15 year-olds) to write me a typical Italian recipe in English. Drumroll please…..Winner #1 is Sara Giletta from 1LB with her jam pie dessert!

(written in her English) very cute
  • white flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 30 hazelnuts
  • half bag (packet) of baking powder
  • half cup of vegetable oil
  • butter
  • breadcrumbs
  • sugar
  • jam
  • a baking tin
  • a bowl
  • a blender
  1. Butter a baking tin (30 cm diameter)
  2. spread breadcrumbs in the baking tin
  3. put 30 hazelnuts with a handful of sugar in a blender
  4. Mix in a bowl hazelnuts, 2 eggs, 100 grams of sugar, half a cup of vegetable oil, and half a bag of baking powder.
  5. Add white flour until you get a soft smooth dough.
  6. Divide the dough into two.
  7. Roll out the dough and spread with apricot jam.
  8. Roll out the other half of the dough.
  9. Cut it into stripes of 2 cm.
  10. Criss cross the stripes of dough on the jam
  11. Put the left over dough on the edges.
  12. Bake at 180°C for 25 minutes.


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