5 June 2007
Whoa. I mean, whoa. It's been a long time, hasn't it? People, I have been meaning to post this recipe since Christmas....
27 October 2006
A rather complicated dessert for Sugar High Friday 24 - little banana cake squares, layered with spiced caramel pastry cream and glazed with chocolate and burnt caramel. Worth the work!
11 October 2006
Crispy, buttery cookies with a touch of tea.
23 September 2006
A creamy surprise inside a lovely summer nectarine: coconut panna cotta with a hint of rum and nutmeg.
10 September 2006
Jelly, Swiss, and roulade - it's all rolls. Chocolate, strawberry, and peach - enough to feed a crowd.
25 August 2006
In which I abandon, finally, sorbets and other frozen treats and make something different for Sugar High Friday: a sweet, rich fig jam with toasted sesame seeds. I feel so domestic...
10 August 2006
Chunky, delicious zucchini cupcakes with a rich swirl of citrus and cinnamon cream cheese frosting. Plus they're kinda cute.
2 August 2006
An easy-peasy tart with leftover cookie dough and late summer strawberries.
15 July 2006
Loot from Scharffen Berger inspires a raspberry studded ricotta cupcake with shards of roasted cacao nibs. Chocolicious.
4 June 2006
A fruity, delicious little muffin with a yellow, creamy center and a finish like key lime pie, inspired by Mahanandi's strawberry muffins and the urge to bake extravagant comfort food after a distracting week.
26 May 2006
Another sorbet for another Sugar High Friday. This one is like a spiked lemonade - cool and icy, yet warm with ginger and whiskey. A light, feathery treat for a summer afternoon.
14 May 2006
Little tart citrus bites: grapefruit, lemon, and lime. And a new silicone tart pan. Cuteness all round.
10 May 2006
A sugar cookie recipe that makes an enormous amount of darling little cookies. 3 cups of butter!
23 April 2006
In which St. George's Day is celebrated with the diminutive, flaky piece of pastry awesomeness that is the Eccles cake. And I make puff pastry from scratch, shocking myself in the process.
21 April 2006
An icy dessert for early hot summers, spiked with Kirsch and lemon verbena. Cool, soothing, and dramatically red.
6 April 2006
A very un-Lent-like spring meal, with the most spectacular Spanish dish. I rustle up some desserts and tapas to accompany, including the very best thing you can do with a four-dollar bottle of red wine.
31 March 2006
Hopefully this India/US trade deal will go through and we'll get us some really good mangos. When we do, make this soft, tangy, wobbly panna cotta. It's actually good for you.
22 March 2006
Colorful, crunchy salad. A toothsome walnut cake. Crispy fish with salty capers. In 30 minutes or less.
8 March 2006
Cupcakes! What more do you need to know?
9 January 2005
Birthday cake! I like to make my own.