It’s finally apple season, and if you fancy a delicious, chunky apple crumb cake you’ll want to try this recipe. Cinnamon scented crumbs top a buttery cake studded with chunks of caramelized apples and raisins. While the fruit will most likely settle in toward the bottom of the pan, it will be like having a […]
Sesame Dark Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
These sesame dark chocolate thumbprint cookies are fast becoming a staple in my house that I can’t live without, especially if you’re from the “not too sweet” camp like I am. A healthy energy boost, these are dense cookies full of sesame seeds, bound together with tahini and spelt flour and finished with a touch […]
Rustic Tomato Galette Provencal
Late summer equals loads of luscious tomatoes at the farmer’s market here in New York City, where you’ll find all sorts of heirloom varieties and the acclaimed full flavored “Jersey” tomato. Both kinds are put to good use in this rustic tomato galette Provençal, inspired by the traditional French tomato and mustard tart from that region. This recipe highlights the sweetness of tomato contrasted by the sharpness of Dijon mustard, with a splattering of nutty Gruyère cheese, scented with fresh lemon thyme, all baked in a buttery crust speckled with cracked pepper.
Pear Tart with Almonds & Salted Caramel
This pear tart with almonds and salted caramel is almost effortless to make. Sweetened with just a tablespoon or two of sugar the delicate fresh pear flavor really shines through, and when “paired” with toasty almonds and dressed with salty caramel it makes for a light and elegant dessert. …