All posts tagged: Vanilla Bean

orange pie from the vanilla bean baking book

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ORANGE PIE // From The Vanilla Bean Baking Book by Sarah Kieffer Makes 8 to 10 servings -I almost doubled Sarah’s recipe to make a bigger pie in a deep set tart pan. Ingredient amounts slightly adjusted here. Crust 2¼ cups graham cracker crumbs (or 17 whole graham crackers pulsed in a food processor) ¼ cup sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup + 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled Filling 7 large egg yolks […]

salted butter blueberry apricot cornmeal cake

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Salted Butter Blueberry Apricot Cornmeal Cake Serves 8-10 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup spelt flour 3/4 cup stoneground medium grind cornmeal 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons granulated cane sugar 1 vanilla bean scraped 1 cup + 2 tablespoons salted butter 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 cup plain whole milk yogurt 1/2 cup ricotta […]

saucy strawberry-poppyseed muffins

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Saucy Strawberry-Poppyseed Muffins // makes 12 large muffins 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup almond flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons salt – *the extra salt is key to this batter’s awesome flavor 1 lb very ripe strawberries, hulled, halved and sliced thin 3 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 vanilla bean pod, scraped 1 1/2 cups Chosen Foods avocado oil 1 1/2 cups organic […]

Raw peach and passionfruit torte with indian blood peaches

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Raw Peach and Passionfruit Torte with Indian Blood Peaches // serves 6-8 Recipe adapted from Little Bird’s “The Unbakery” book – over 150 recipes for beautiful raw food by Megan May Base 3/4 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut 2 cups raw pecans, (about 210g) 1 cup raw almonds, (about 130g) 3/4 cup pitted medjool dates, packed 1 tablespoon cold-pressed coconut oil 1/4 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Filling 1 […]

plum caramel roasted plums with brûléed stracciatella

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Plum Caramel Roasted Plums with Brûléed Stracciatella + Pistachios in Olive Oil // Serves 4 10 small plums, pitted, 8 of them sliced into quarters 3 tablespoons pomegranate molasses 2-3 tablespoons dark muscovado sugar, dark or light brown sugar works too 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon water 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped 1/8 teaspoon ground star anise, about 1 pod freshly ground Pinch of sea salt 1/4 cup pistachios, shelled and […]