All posts tagged: Dessert

sour cherry and semi-sweet chocolate rugelach

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Sweets

I love to walk into Jewish bakeries and fine pastry shops and just stare and feel inspired. I went to culinary school in upstate New York a few years back and would take the train into nyc almost every weekend. I fell in love with treats like these and all the rugelach towers that decorated many pastry shops there. A few weeks ago I made this batch of treats for a special couple to take […]

Whole Wheat Bartlett Pear, Almond and Honey Lemon Cakes

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Dessert / Fall / Fruit / Sweet

  Hello again. I’m wishing you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! This year, our day was filled with all the moments I look for over the Thanksgiving holiday and I just feel so lucky to know it.     Loving family and company, relaxed laughter, beautiful smells, a lit fireplace, and some great food and wine sums it up. And I am so thankful to have my family, this tiny family unit of mine. This […]

Mango Pies, Sabayon, and Fresh Figs.

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Dessert / Fruit / Pie / Sweet / Tart

Mango-Sabayon Cream Tart // Makes enough for two 8′-10′ tarts 1 Basic Sweet Tart Crust Recipe 1 Sabayon Cream Recipe 5-6 large organic mangoes, (organic mangoes are most likely creamier and less fibrous) peeled, cut along sides of pit, and sliced Fresh berries, figs, mint leaves, or edible flowers Basic Sweet Tart Crust Slightly adapted from Mark Bittman // Makes enough for two 8′-10′ tarts 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling 1 […]

Terhune Orchards and a Blackberry and Blueberry Buckle Cake

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Gluten Free / Summer / Sweet / Tart

Blackberry and Blueberry Buckle Cake Makes 1 8′ inch cake 1 1/3 cup flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp ground Tahitian vanilla beans or 1 vanilla bean, scraped zest of 1 lemon 1 large egg 1/2 cup coconut milk 1 1/2 cup blueberries 2 cup blackberries Buckle Topping 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 4 tb unsalted butter, cold, cubed Preheat the […]