Carob Chip Cream Scones

Carob Chip Cream Scones

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in breakfast, desserts, Recipes | 2 Comments

Now that I reside in Seattle, I have become obsessed with coffee. I’ve always loved it, but now I REALLY love it. How can I not indulge on a regular basis? I live in America’s coffee capitol…home to the world’s most densely populated radius of coffee addicts. Naturally, I often require a little snack to ...

Golden Delicious Apple Galette

Golden Delicious Apple Galette

Posted by on Oct 17, 2011 in desserts, French, Recipes | 3 Comments

Here’s a ‘lil galette for your gullet! A galette is just a fancy-pants French cooking term, which in this case refers to a large freeform tart. You could definitely bake this recipe in a traditional tart dish, but I kind of prefer this method. Even if it ends up looking like crap it’s ok…because it’s ...

Vegan Baklava

Vegan Baklava

Posted by on Jun 9, 2011 in desserts, Greek, Recipes | One Comment

One of my earliest food memories (at least a positive food memory) is Baklava that I had at a Greek Festival at an Orthodox Church in San Diego. It seriously changed my entire perception of what dessert could be. Since I’m vegan, butter and honey are off limits, so I have been wanting to “veganize” ...

Fresh Fruit Tart with Orange Blossom Custard and Citrus Glaze

Fresh Fruit Tart with Orange Blossom Custard and Citrus Glaze

Posted by on Jan 10, 2011 in American, desserts, Recipes | No Comments

At first glance, this tart does look pretty standard, but I think the addition of an orange blossom custard is a nice little surprise. It’s subtle, so if you don’t have orange blossom water on hand (who does? except for me, of course) you can either omit it completely, or just add in about 1 ...

Rustic Apple Tart

Rustic Apple Tart

Posted by on Nov 10, 2010 in American, desserts, Recipes | No Comments

I’ve never been a big apple dessert fan, but a tart made from scratch, with fresh apples and dough, completely changes things. Jenni and I had an over-abundance of apples from a recent apple picking outing, so this was one of the ways in which they were used. The first attempt yielded good results, but ...