Tag Archives: Dessert


Brown Sugar Brioche Bread Pudding

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How to make a dreamy brioche bread pudding If you’re looking for a cozy, satisfying, old-fashioned dessert, bread pudding checks off all of those boxes. And when it’s made with fluffy brioche (I used the brioche swirls with chocolate chips from European company St. Pierre), a pinch of cardamom, and a dash of bourbon, then

Chocolate Chip Cookies from Jacques Torres

Chocolate chip cookies are a classic, and when they’re made by Jacques Torres, the master of chocolate, you know they’re going to be wonderful. Make these the next time friends are coming over—or you’re heading to a party. I love how he adds sea salt just before baking for that salty-sweet combination. To save yourself

Tarte Tatin Recipe {Plus a giveaway!}

  When I hear about a recipe that calls for Chinese 5-Spice, I’m immediately intrigued. And when this spice is added to a recipe in which it’s not usually used, I know I want to make it. Which is the case with this tarte tatin from Chef Ming Tsai. By adding this sultry spice blend of cinnamon, clove,

Chocolate Pie Infused with Earl Grey {Pie Party Potluck}

A pie-themed party? Doesn’t that sound fun? Well I had the honor of being invited to the annual—and exclusive—Pie Party Potluck. To enter the party one thing was necessary: you had to have a pie. More About Pie Pot Luck: The hostess—The wondrous Jackie Gordon, aka, The Diva That Ate New York, who made one

Caramel Latte Macaron Recipe

  A macaron recipe you must try The feeling of spring has finally sprung—I’m not one to complain but this has been one cold winter. One of my favorite pastimes when the winter weather finally ceases is strolling around New York City. I’ve always admired the pretty macarons sitting in the windows or lining the

Earl Grey Tea Infused Recipes

Do you love Earl Grey tea, with its distinct aroma of bergamot? If so, I’ve found 10 Earl Grey recipes that give us a reason to skip drinking tea, and to start baking with it. These 10 desserts are all spiked with with Earl Grey tea leaves—with stellar results. Tea Cakes with Earl Grey Icing from Food Network Earl

Buttermilk Bundt Cake {Spiced up with Cardamom}

When I posted a photo of this cake on Instagram, friends left comments that they hadn’t had a slice of bundt cake in ages, that no one seems to make them anymore. Certainly this humble cake is an old-fashioned choice, yet it’s still a crowd pleaser. Case in point: my family came to visit and

For the love of pumpkin {3 Recipes from Luxurious Hotels}

While apples often take center stage in the fall, there’s nothing like devouring a recipe made with pumpkin when the air turns crisp. This earthy fruit that’s a member of the squash family is so versatile it can be added to both sweet and savory recipes (and coffee, too). Add a dash of cinnamon, a

The French Cronut {A splendid treat from Mille-Feuille Bakery}

The French Donut

In case you haven’t yet heard of the latest craze in town, the Cronut, it’s a combination of a croissant and a donut. Yes. Decadent. Last week I had the pleasure of tasting the three flavors now available at Mille-Feuille, which is one of my favorite bakeries here in New York City. At Mille-Feuille, they’re

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