Category Archives: Dessert

Blueberry Clafoutis

Clafoutis is an under-appreciated French dessert, in my humble opinion. Maybe it’s appreciated more in France but in America, it doesn’t always get the face time it deserves. People are distracted by more popular French pastries like macarons and croissants. … Continue reading

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Orange Blossom Lavender Cookies (Graybeh)

I bought some lavender at the farmers’ market a couple weekends ago and, unlike a month ago, I was at a loss at what to do with it. Maybe that’s because I made lavender recipes for two weeks straight in … Continue reading

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Honey Lavender Ice Cream

The past couple weeks of my life could be known as: “Lavender on Everything.” I’m fine with that. In this installment, I decided to combine honey and lavender in ice cream. It was a test of patience and resolve, because … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

This ice cream has been a year in the making. I had grand plans to make mint chocolate chip ice cream last summer. I bought fresh mint leaves at the farmers’ market in D.C. I let them steep in milk … Continue reading

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Peach Crisp with Brown Butter Crumble

This is the best thing I’ve ever made. I know I say that a lot, but it’s only because I taste something that upends the last delicious thing I made. The struggle is real. I saw the recipe for crisp … Continue reading

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Dutch Baby

A year ago, I had a piece of flourless chocolate cake for dessert at Zuni Café in San Francisco. When I took my first bite, I temporarily blacked out. I started silently weeping. The waiter came to my table to … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pistachio Galette

I’m going to be coming at you with A LOT of strawberry recipes the next few days. You’ve been warned. Yesterday morning I drove out to Belleville, Illinois, to pick strawberries at Eckert’s. I used to go there when I … Continue reading

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