Tag Archives: custard

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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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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Strawberry Shortcakes

I have always loved strawberry shortcake.  When I was little, my parents, siblings and I would drive to Belleville, Illinois to Eckert’s Farm and Country Store.  We would go during the Fall to pick apples, and sometimes we would even … Continue reading

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National Ice Cream Month

It’s National Ice Cream Month! I could leave the post at that…the words seem to speak for themselves.  After all, what could be better than having an entire 31 days devoted to one of America’s most beloved desserts? I know … Continue reading

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Concretes, Sundaes and Scoops: St. Louis Frozen Custard

Ever since I moved back to St. Louis from France, I feel like I’m re-discovering the city I grew up in…Especially in terms of food.  Many years have passed since I’ve eaten a hot dog or hamburger, and my stomach … Continue reading

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