Archive for ingredient berries




A Vermont Summer Getaway

I have to tell you... I think I have found the place where I would like to spend the rest of my summer days. I am in love... with Vermont.I have been thinking about going to Vermont for years. "It is the closest scenery to home that you will find in this country" I had ...




The Colors of Summer with Tomato Crumble and White Peach, Lychee and Red Berry Pops

As I was saying...I love summer. But mostly, I love the summers in cooler climates. I long for the crisp morning sun, afternoon naps with the windows wide open, just like I remember. I don't mind the heat, but I do need a break from it.I am obsessed with all the reds, different ranges of ...




When Coriander Made It Into Our Ice Cream

It is hot. In the 100s hot.I am counting down the days when we will be traveling to Vermont and later to the Basque Country. Meanwhile, we continue to eat cherries and all sorts of berries by the handful.And then, there are ice creams and sorbets."Can you help me pick these green seeds from this ...




My Sunday Suppers Summer Desserts

Photos by Karen Mordechai PhotographyAs you might already know, two weekends ago, I was a guest chef at Sunday Suppers. It was my second time collaborating, but this time I actually had to teach a class myself. I had such a fantastic weekend and I hope those who attended enjoyed it as much as I ...




Red Currant and Poppy Seed Cakes, Arroz con Leche Cupcakes, Summer Galettes and a Week with the Chickenpox

Believe me, I am not exaggerating a bit when I tell you that last week was one of the longest weeks of my life. We were in the middle of some renovations at home and all the anxiety that brings, when my little boy came down with a pretty bad case of chickenpox. The poor ...