Ah, home food! Ain’t I a lucky duck?! I grew up with this for breakfast. Light crepes with not-too-sweet mixed berries (or rosewater infused fresh strawberries in the summer), soft peaks of whipping cream, and a drizzle of real maple syrup. It actually doesn’t take that long; you can do most of the prep the… Continue reading Everyday Crepes
Yet another wonder from my Baking with Julia book, this deceivingly complex tart has a brioche crust and creme fraiche filling. It is brought to life by dried fruit poached in a dry white wine vanilla carmel, and covered with a carmel white wine zabaione. It is a pretty special dessert. Adam loved the richness… Continue reading Brioche Tart
“I simply cannot decide what to make!” There are so many wonderful bread recipes out there, sometimes I get confused and cannot decide which to make. This time I needed something to go with a split pea soup made with ham hawks. The soup was full of flavor, but was in need of something to… Continue reading Potato Bread from Heaven!
I made this beautiful tart! I can’t believe it! This is the first of many amazing things I’ve made from the Baking with Julia cookbook. The apples and crust of this tart are baked separately, it is then topped with thinly sliced apples, dusted with egg whites and sugar, and baked until golden. It begins… Continue reading French Apple Tart
I bought this book two days ago, after flipping thru it at a friend’s house, and I’m hooked! It’s a must have for all bakers! It has breads, pastries, plated desserts, and more. It is a compilation of recipes from many famous chefs and cookbook authors, and is supposed to by like Julia Child’s… Continue reading My New Book: Baking with Julia by Dorie Greenspan