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SERVINGS: 1 serving INGREDIENTS: 1-inch thick slice brioche bread 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 large egg Pinch of sugar Pinch of kosher salt 1 tablespoon ube halaya INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Place the bread slice on the prepared baking sheet. Remove the inside of the bread, […]

Ube Custard Toast

February 24, 2022

SERVINGS: One 9-inch loaf cake INGREDIENTS: Chestnut Bread: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon mixed spice (or pumpkin spice) 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 4 large eggs, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup chestnut spread (clement faugier) 3/4 cup vegetable oil […]

Spiced Chestnut Bread

February 1, 2022

SERVINGS: 12 twists INGREDIENTS: 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed Egg wash (1 large egg whisked with 1 tablespoon water) 4 tablespoons grated parmesan, divided 2 teaspoons dried or fresh sage Black pepper Prosciutto INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Unfold puff pastry on a floured surface. Brush with […]

Prosciutto Parmesan Puff Pastry Twists

December 28, 2021

SERVINGS: 4 to 6 servings INGREDIENTS: 4 strips bacon, cooked and finely chopped 1/4 cup candied pecans, finely chopped 8 ounce round Brie or Camembert Pinch kosher salt Couple grinds black pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped Crostini or crackers, for serving INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line a sheet […]

Bacon Pecan Baked Brie

December 13, 2021

SERVINGS: 8 servings INGREDIENTS: Streusel: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Cake: 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 […]

Cranberry Crumb Cake

December 10, 2021

SERVINGS: 12 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/3 cup flour 3/4 cup almond meal 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 3 large egg whites 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 black plums, stoned and cut into wedges INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat the oven to 400 F. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with […]

Almond Plum Cakes

Almond Plum Cakes

September 23, 2021

Cinnamon Plum Crumble. I love how it sounds. I love how it tastes. It’s the kind of dessert I prepare ahead of time, before my guests arrive, and hide away in the fridge until dinner is finished. We’re usually too full to sit down to dessert right away. So I’ll pop this into the oven […]

Cinnamon Plum Crumble

October 14, 2020

SERVINGS: About 30 cookies INGREDIENTS 187 g / 1 ½ cups flour 4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 4 teaspoons cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature 200 g / 1 cup dark brown sugar 50 g / ¼ cup white sugar 72 g / 5 tablespoons pumpkin puree […]

Chewy Pumpkin Pecan Cookies

September 15, 2020

This is the easiest apple pie you’ll ever make! I’ve seen this referred to as Swedish Apple Pie, which from what I can tell is really just a riff on Swedish smulpaj, a type of fruit crumb pie. The apples are tossed in sugar and spices and then topped with a sweet simple crust that […]

Apple Cobbler Pie (Swedish Apple Pie)

September 10, 2020

I’m a big fan of strawberry shortcake. It’s a beloved dessert during the hot months of the year. And while it never gets old, by the end of the summer, I sometimes suspire for something offbeat. So when August peaks with blackberry season, I’m ready for my Blackberry Shortcake. The cake is tender and buttery, […]

Blackberry Shortcake

August 31, 2020

I’m a big fan of strawberry shortcake. It’s a beloved dessert during the hot months of the year. And while it never gets old, by the end of the summer, I sometimes suspire for something offbeat. So when August peaks with blackberry season, I’m ready for my Blackberry Shortcake. The cake is tender and buttery, […]

Blackberry Shortcake

August 31, 2020

I’m a big fan of strawberry shortcake. It’s a beloved dessert during the hot months of the year. And while it never gets old, by the end of the summer, I sometimes suspire for something offbeat. So when August peaks with blackberry season, I’m ready for my Blackberry Shortcake. The cake is tender and buttery, […]

Blackberry Shortcake

August 31, 2020