Category Archives: Desserts

Fall For Forelle Pears and Raspberry Pie

Love this time of year, when we immerse ourselves in mulling spices, squashes, pomegranates, persimmons, and pears!   Let me introduce you to the Forelle pears.  The light green pears with red freckles are an heirloom variety with roots in Germany.  Lucky for us,...
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Apricot Almond Cake

The combination of apricots and vanilla will always remind me of the warm, poached apricots and saffron dessert recipe I got from a publication on Ferran Adria of elBulli -- yeah, that Ferran, you know the Godfather of gastronomic cuisine...
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French Hearts From a Latin Kitchen: Palmiers

You may know them as: French hearts, pig's ears, butterflies, palm leaves, elephant ears, glasses, or simply as Palmiers, this little treat will have your Valentines' heart aflutter.  Whether you are busy planning the perfect 12 course meal to seduce your Valentine or pondering peddling your soul for...
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