Spice Cake with Espresso-Cardamon Frosting
Kugelhopf -- an Alsatian yeasted coffee cake similar to brioche and studded with brandy-soaked raisins. Perfect for dunking into a Café au Lait!
Jalapeño Havarti Custard with a Honeyed Sauce, Grilled Lemon Shrimp and a Savory Cornmeal Cookie
Bacon, Gruyére and Scallion Savory Muffins. A great pre-dinner snack with an apéritif.
French Eclairs filled with Lavender Pastry Cream
Italian Grissini, easy yeast bread recipe
Tartine's Banana Cream Pie
Easy and Delicious, Chocolate Cornflake (Meringue) Cookies
Savory Chocolate Cayenne Cocktail Biscuits
Raspberry and Almond Tart
Biscotti di Crusca... the Italian version of British Digestive Biscuits
Fresh Fig Clafoutis with Port Cream
Little Lemon Cakes with Lemon Drizzle and Lavender Buds
Roast Salmon with Sautéed Radishes and Sorrel Cream
Savory Tomato Thyme Shortbread with Olive Gremolata
Another Paris Moment... French Canelés
Peach and Blueberry Cake
Breakfast at my house... Toasted Quinoa Cakes with Stone Fruit and Mascarpone
Breakfast Bruschetta with Fresh Cherries and Orange Mascarpone
Baked Eggs with Creamy Kale and Cornbread
Fresh Strawberry Gelato with Gingered Strawberry Rhubarb Compote and Pistachio Shortbread Cookie
Savory Spiced Shortbread -- perfect alongside an aperitif!
Easy to bake -- Pistachio-studded French Financiers
Lemon Ricotta Tart with Asparagus, welcome spring!
Brown Butter Tarts with Blackberries and Pastry Cream
Prosciutto, Ham, and Gruyére Individual Tarts -- mais oui!
A Simple Side... Apple-Yam Purée
Breakfast at my house... Poached Eggs with Sweet Pepper Piperade
Sablés Bretons with Espresso -- rich butter cookies filled with espresso
Black Bean and Quinoa Salad with Bell and Chipotle Peppers
French Cherry Tomato Tart
Italian Amor di Polenta (Cornmeal Cake)
Italian Amaretti Cookies, gluten free
Chocolate Yeast Rolls with Cherries and Vanilla Butter -- think Valentine's Day
Fallen Bittersweet Chocolate Cakes with Crème Anglaise
Fresh Apple Scones with Pecans
Cara Cara Oranges with Vanilla Bean and Rosemary -- great alongside a salty ham!
A refreshing New Year dessert -- Individual Citrus Pavlovas with Orange Marmalade Whipped Cream, Grapefruit, and Miint
Whole Wheat Cheese Crackers with Chives
French, fan-shaped Sablés de Trouville; cookies filled with almonds and lemon!
Peanut Butter Pâté -- a delicious French appetizer with unexpected ingredients
Dried Sour Cherry Cream Scones
Carrot Muffins with Orange Cream Cheese
Chocolate and Amaretto Cream Horns
Parmesan Chive Biscuits, great with a bowl of chicken noodle soup!