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

Banana Nutella Puff Pastry Cups

Banana Nutella Puff Pastry Cups

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Bananas
Banana Nutella Puff Pastry Cups look elegant and refined, but they’re SO easy to make! You’ll love this combo, for sure.
Puff Pastry Chocolate Strawberry Galette

Puff Pastry Chocolate Strawberry Galette

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Strawberries
This Puff Pastry Chocolate Strawberry Galette is so easy to make! It takes just a few ingredients and you’re on the way to Valentine’s Day dessert perfection.
Raspberry Chocolate Hand Pies

Raspberry Chocolate Hand Pies

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Raspberries
These Raspberry Chocolate Hand Pies are the perfect mini size desserts that will have you wanting to make more! They’re a sweet bite to make for Valentine’s Day.
Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels

Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Lunchbox
Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels are so versatile! You can make them lunch, dinner, or an easy app for your next dinner party.
Orange Creamsicle Poptarts

Orange Creamsicle Poptarts

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Oranges
Orange Creamsicle Poptarts are so perfect. That classic flavor combo in a beloved store-bought treat, but made at home!
Pear Thyme Feta Tarts

Pear Thyme Feta Tarts

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Tarts
Pear Thyme Feta Tarts can be appetizers or dessert! These versatile and easy pastries are the best of both worlds.
Leftover Turkey Puff Pastry Pot Pies Recipe

Leftover Turkey Puff Pastry Pot Pies Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Turkey
Leftover Turkey Puff Pastry Pot Pies make easy work of any Thanksgiving leftovers. Not just turkey, but green bean casserole, corn, or any other vegetable side dish you can throw at it!
Pecan Pie Cinnamon Rolls

Pecan Pie Cinnamon Rolls

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Breakfasts
Pecan Pie Cinnamon Rolls couldn’t be easier to whip up. Great for breakfast, brunch, or maybe even dessert.
Pumpkin Cream Horns

Pumpkin Cream Horns

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Pumpkin
Pumpkin cream horns are a simple dessert that’s perfect for the season! You’ll love the light and fluffy filling.