Strawberries are one of those foods that just breathe summer. Whether you prefer them fresh, or preserved, its important to retain that refreshing flavor. Strawberries may seem very plain and ordinary but underneath that juicy goodness is a healthy dose of antioxidants and folic acid. This versatile recipe can easily be used for other berries…
The whole house gets filled with a warm sweet-bread-like aroma as fresh crepes are cooked, thin round sheets of goodness slathered with butter. Crepes are heavenly just with a healthy brushing of butter but the most simplest way we enjoyed them growing up was folded into triangles and dipped into homemade jam or preserves.
This is one cake that brings back childhood memories of birthday parties shared with crowds of cousins, aunts and uncles and of course a homemade Russian Napoleon cake.
Crème Brûlées are one of the most popular desserts served in fancy restaurants. Have you ever wondered what makes what makes them so popular? The creamy, silky texture of a well made crème brûlée appeals to many people of different ages, cultures, and backgrounds.
One of the very first things I made at culinary school was chocolate chip cookies. Back then, I thought, everyone knows how to make that, right? Wrong. Apparently, there is more science to making the perfect chocolate chip cookie than I imagined.
As the name suggests, Medovik, or Honey Cake, is made with layer after layer of aromatic honey and cream made with sour cream. The flavors of honey and sour cream are traditional in the Russian food culture and remind many of home.
Rich, indulgent chocolate tarts are irresistible to anyone who loves chocolate. Super smooth, with a deep chocolate flavor and an earthy teff-based crust this chocolate mocha tart will not disappoint.
Lemon Tart is a sophisticated version of lemon pie. The difference is, there is a minimal amount of filling in the tart, just enough to balance the flaky texture of the homemade crust.
Fruit tarts are the crown of desserts when it comes to fresh fruit. They can be made year-round with seasonal fruit but are especially attractive with abundant berries in the summer.
Mascarpone is an Italian cheese that has a very pleasantly rich taste but contains half the calories of butter.