Well, the panettone did NOT turn out the way I’d hoped. After 8 hours of rising and waiting, it just didn’t live up to its potential. It’s not bad, but it sure didn’t rise the way I’d hoped. It smells divine, and I followed the recipe to the letter but I expected it to be…. well, prettier! Maybe it’s the pretty box they ship them in from Italy? Or maybe it’s just that with all the labor involved it would have been nice to have more than two loaves! So here is the fruit of my labor….
Oh well, these things happen! Tonight I’m making canolli with my friend Aimee. These I KNOW I can do! Okay, have I just jinxed myself by saying that?