Creme Brulee

Celebrate today with a wonderful dessert. Crème brulee is also known as burnt cream, crema Catalana, and Trinity creme. The crème brûlée originally came from France. Literally, it is called burned cream. This dessert is also popular in Spain and Portugal and is made from egg yolk, cream and sugar. You can find my recipe…

Heirloom Tomato, Burrata, and Basil Parfaits

It’s peak summer season, which means…it’s peak tomato season. The farmer’s market tables are piled high … Continue reading → via Heirloom Tomato, Burrata, and Basil Parfaits — TasteFood

Is Fruit good for you?

If you have been following my blog for a while then the chances are you will have often heard me speak of the dangers of consuming refined sugars! It is widely acknowledged that too much of the sweet stuff can lead to weight gain, heart disease, disruption of the hormones, fluctuating energy levels, premature ageing […]…

Strawberry rhubarb crumb-bumble

Things can be a little slow up here in the North country. Early spring blessings don’t always greet us in early spring–sometimes we have to wait until much closer to summer for delicious things like strawberries and rhubarb to emerge. But, oh, when they do… I can’t snap a stalk of fresh rhubarb or bite […]…

Lemon Shortbread Bars

If I had to name a favorite baking ingredient, it would be a lemon, and, in … Continue reading → via Baking Favorites: Lemon Shortbread Bars — TasteFood

An Apple A Day Makes the Pounds Go Away by Nancy Schramm

Remember that old saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? Recent research appears to be supporting the idea that eating apples can help you lose weight. So, they not only taste good, make a great cobbler or pie, can be center stage at Halloween parties either covered in caramel or floating in a…