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

Pancetta Mushroom Fettuccine Recipe

Pancetta Mushroom Fettuccine Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Bacon
This Pancetta Mushroom Fettuccine can make an easy weeknight dinner, or a date night dinner. It comes together quickly, but feels fancy!
Italian Butter Cookies Recipe

Italian Butter Cookies Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Cookies
Italian Butter Cookies are just like you find in Italian bakeries the world over. Dipped in chocolate and sprinkles, they're a spectacular treat.
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Pastry
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Danishes are desserts, breakfasts, brunch items.. you name it, these little bakery treats are where it's at. We're ready for Thanksgiving now.
Creamy Pumpkin Tortellini Recipe

Creamy Pumpkin Tortellini Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Pumpkin
Creamy Pumpkin Tortellini is the simple supper your fall menu needs. This light, creamy sauce has just the right flavor profile to match up to pumpkin!
Cheesy Tomato Pasta Bake Recipe

Cheesy Tomato Pasta Bake Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Baked
This Cheesy Tomato Pasta Bake is an irresistable casserole the whole family will nosh! It's vegetarian-friendly, and oh so good. Look at that bubbly cheese.
Steak Gorgonzola Pasta Recipe

Steak Gorgonzola Pasta Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Easy
Steak Gorgonzola Pasta is boldly flavorful. This easy supper will be a new family favorite, we're sure of it.
Bucatini with Tomatoes Recipe

Bucatini with Tomatoes Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Italian
Bucatini with Tomatoes is a simple supper you won't be able to resist. Talk about an easy weeknight meal!