Celebrate National Junk Food Day with Classic RecipesMartina Crocker
National Junk Food Day is right around the corner, and there’s no better way to celebrate it than with a selection of delicious desserts. We’ve curated our acclaimed dessert recipes to offer you this diverse mixture of indulgent and health-conscious, familiar and exotic choices to help you celebrate.
Best Pecan Pie
Our Best Pecan Pie recipe is exactly what it says on the tin. It includes a how-to on making a light, fluffy crust with olive oil and pairs it with a rich, delicious filling. With a simple, two-step baking process, you’ll find it easy to end up with perfectly roasted pecans every time. When you’re not sure what to make, pecan pie is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
India has one of the most dynamic food cultures on the planet, and this halva cake is an excellent way to introduce friends and family to something new. Semolina, raisins, honey, and almonds blend together to create a sweet-and-savory taste that’s characteristic of Indian desserts.
Take a journey to the desserts of Morocco with this fruity, flavorful dish. Couscous is a staple of Moroccan cuisine, and our Seffa Couscous recipe uses it and other authentic Moroccan ingredients. Whole milk and cinnamon sticks, dried figs, dates, and powdered sugar give this dish a deep, complex flavor profile.
Chocolate and Almond Capri Cake
Some would say that Italy is the culinary heart of Western Europe. Our delectable Chocolate and Almond Capri Cake is the perfect bit of classy, Italian flair to add to your National Junkfood Day celebrations. It combines the flavors of dark chocolate and almond with the sweetness and delicate texture of a creamy Capri cake, and it’s relatively easy to cook with just ten ingredients.
Our Kashmiri Naan recipe is the second explosion of complementary and contrasting flavors from the Indian subcontinent on this list. Soft, flavorful naan with coconut, cranberries, vegetables, and just a little bit of garlic is a combination you didn’t know that you needed to try.
Baci di Perugia
Baci di Perugia is another Italian dish that’s sure to delight you, friends, and family. The name translates to “Chocolate Kisses from Perugia, and it’s made of milk chocolate, ground hazelnuts, dark chocolate, and unsalted butter. You simply melt the ingredients together and end up with delicious, semi-dark chocolate kisses that will make store-bought versions seem shameful in comparison.
Seek Inspiration with Secolari
Here at Secolari, we proudly offer hundreds of excellent recipes for all occasions as well as top-quality oils, vinegars, and other ingredients. Whether you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion or want excellent ingredients to use day-to-day, you’ll see that our recipes and ingredients are the best as soon as you taste them — that’s the Secolari difference.