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

Mushroom Pasta Recipe

Mushroom Pasta Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Quick
Mushroom Pasta is one quick and easy vegetarian dinner. You'll make it a few times a week!
Sage Butter Gnocchi Recipe

Sage Butter Gnocchi Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Boiled
This Sage Butter Gnocchi is one delectable dinner. The sauce just makes it so elegant!
Raspberry Butter Cookies Recipe

Raspberry Butter Cookies Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Raspberries
Raspberry Butter Cookies are sweet and simple, and perfect for gifting. Light, crisp butter cookies with a dollop of raspberry jam are great with a cup of tea.
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
Italian
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!