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

Puff Pastry Taco Pot Pie Recipe

Puff Pastry Taco Pot Pie Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Tex Mex
Puff Pastry Taco Pot Pie makes getting dinner on the table a total snap. Bonus points: it totally works for Taco Tuesday AND One Dish Wednesday.
Mint Chocolate Puff Pastry Tartlets

Mint Chocolate Puff Pastry Tartlets

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Mint
Mint Chocolate Puff Pastry Tartlets are the perfect individual dessert for entertaining! The flavors of mint and chocolate pair well with a whipped cream frosting to make them out of this world!
Cranberry Pear Strudel Recipe

Cranberry Pear Strudel Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Brunches
Cranberry Pear Strudel is a simple, sweet dessert! A few ingredients of seasonal fruit and puff pastry and you have the perfect treat!
Cranberry Apple Walnut Tarts Recipe

Cranberry Apple Walnut Tarts Recipe

Nancy Piran
Nancy Piran
The Bitter Side of Sweet
Cranberries
These Cranberry Apple Walnut Tarts would be the perfect addition to your holiday dessert table! Perfect for when you want to make individual desserts!
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
Puff Pastry
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.