Dessert

Persimmon and Camembert Galette

Persimmon and Camembert Galette

Note:  I originally published this Persimmon and Camembert Galette on May 7th 2018, but since it’s persimmon season now I’ve been busy recipe testing and have an updated version to share.  Hope you enjoy! I never have been much of a baker – I find that […]

Fig & Gingersnap Cheesecake

Fig & Gingersnap Cheesecake

My friends and I were recently planning a 30th birthday dinner for one of our other friends.  We were planning out the menu and debating what we should have for dessert.  Three nights before the party I told my friend I found fresh figs at […]

Dark Chocolate Banana Bread with Cherries

Dark Chocolate Banana Bread with Cherries

I’ve been on a bit of a baking kick recently using up all the all the summer sweets I’ve been picking up at the farmers’ markets.  Some things I’ve been making recently include:   brown butter sautéed peaches over a Yeast Nashville kolache, cherry almond clafoutis, […]

Almond & Cherry Clafoutis

Almond & Cherry Clafoutis

Guys, cherry season is starting to wind down, and I just realized last weekend that I hadn’t yet made a cherry clafoutis.  The horror!  Cherry clafoutis is a summer tradition for me.  It’s a classic, custardy French dessert that perfectly showcases the best of that […]

Lemon & Berry Crêpe Cake

Lemon & Berry Crêpe Cake

If you’re looking for a showstopper dessert for a special occasion, you’d be hard pressed to find something more stunning than a crêpe cake.  While it does take some time to make all the crêpes, it’s perfect in that you can make everything in advance […]

Basic Crêpes

Basic Crêpes

I remember very clearly my first nutella banana crêpe in Paris 11 years ago almost exactly.  Crêpe stands are all over the city, mostly clustered in tourist areas, but the French definitely eat crêpes regularly as well.  Crêpes can be filled with both savory or […]