Nancy Piran

Nancy Piran

Puff Pastry Fanatic

Nancy Piran is the girl behind the blog The Bitter Side of Sweet. She is the mother to a handful of kids and the wife to an Italian. Good food is a must around their table! She is passionate about creating easy but delicious desserts with a side of savory.

Nancy's Recent Posts

Miguelitos with Pumpkin Cream Recipe

Miguelitos with Pumpkin Cream Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Pumpkin
Miguelitos with Pumpkin Cream will whip up quickly, just in time for your impromptu dinner party. They’re perfect for fall.
Puff Pastry Apple Pie Turnovers Recipe

Puff Pastry Apple Pie Turnovers Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Fall
Puff Pastry Apple Pie Turnovers bake up quick and easy, just in time for tonight’s dessert. Or even tomorrow’s breakfast!
Black Forest Pastry Cups Recipe

Black Forest Pastry Cups Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Chocolate
These Black Forest Pastry Cups are an elegant dessert that takes just a matter of minutes to bake up! Perfect for when you need something quick to serve!
Puff Pastry Apple Slab Pie Recipe

Puff Pastry Apple Slab Pie Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Apples
Puff Pastry Apple Slab Pie is the stuff dreams are made of. Easier than just about any other apple pie there is!
Blueberry Cream Puffs Recipe

Blueberry Cream Puffs Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Desserts
Blueberry Cream Puffs are an easy dessert for any summer barbecue you throw. Summer might be almost over, but these sweet treats are good all year long.
Lemon Raspberry Cream Horns

Lemon Raspberry Cream Horns

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Lemons
Lemon raspberry cream horns are simply delicious! Your guests will never guess how easy it is to make this elegant dessert.
Mixed Berry Turnovers

Mixed Berry Turnovers

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Pastries
Mixed Berry Turnovers can brighten up your breakfast or your dessert. They’re ready in less than half an hour, too!
Mixed Berry Tart

Mixed Berry Tart

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Berries
This easy Mixed Berry Tart makes for one spectacular summer dessert. It couldn’t be easier!
Easy Puff Pastry Blueberry Knots

Easy Puff Pastry Blueberry Knots

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Breakfasts
Easy Puff Pastry Blueberry Knots can actually be made with any summer berry. You’ll love how quickly and easily these come together – just in time for brunch!
Puff Pastry Sausage and Arugula Pizza

Puff Pastry Sausage and Arugula Pizza

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Puff Pastry
Puff Pastry Sausage and Arugula Pizza is sweet, savory, and spicy. The bite of arugula pairs perfectly with sweet puff pastry and moreish Italian sausage.