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!
Baked Eggs with Serrano Ham, Creamed Spinach, Parmesan
Financiers à la Figues with Honeyed Ricotta
French Bouchon au Chocolat, chocolate 'corks'
Roasted Eggplant and Sweet Onion Pizza on the grill
Zucchini and Coconut Iced Muffins -- a great way to use up the zucchini lurking in your garden!
Summer Peach Tarte Tatin
Roasted Figs stuffed with Blue Cheese, wrapped in Prosciutto, and drizzled with a Balsamic Reduction.
Fresh Peach Sherbet and a French Cookie
Tropical Carrot Cake with Coconut-Cream Cheese Frosting. The BEST carrot cake I've ever eaten!
A cake with fresh, sweet cherries and dark rum
Spaghetti with Asparagus and Fried Egg
Double Corn Muffins with Sour Cream and Fresh Chives
Roasted Rhubarb with Candied Ginger Shortcakes
Fresh Corn Tarts with Tomatoes, Bacon, and Goat Cheese
Berry Pavlova, fresh berries, lemon curd, whipped cream, sandwiched between layers of baked meringue
S'mores Sandwich Cookies -- Homemade marshmallow crème and graham crackers, torched, and dipped in melted chocolate
Perfect for brunch, Mini Bacon & Egg Tarts in Cornmeal-Black Pepper Crusts
Potato, Sherried Mushroom, Goat Cheese Torte
Italian Almond and Blood Orange Cookies
Baked Eggs in Potato Nests, fill with sautéed spinach, smoked salmon, Parmesan cheese
French Yeast-Raised Waffles made with Crème Fraîche and Kirsch