Desserts

  • marzipan

Homemade Marzipan

By |December 31st, 2020|1 Comment

The 12 Tastes of Christmas We’ve turned the 12 days into the 12 tastes of Christmas as we visit tables all over the world during the holidays. From KFC in Japan to injera in [...]

  • dark jamaican cake

Jamaican-style Dark Fruitcake

By |December 17th, 2020|0 Comments

I’ve never understood the near-universal distaste for fruitcake — how it has become a much-ridiculed physical representation of the gaudiness of the holidays. I blame the candied cherries, particularly those neon green ones — [...]

  • stollen

Stollen

By |December 2nd, 2020|1 Comment

I’ve never understood the near-universal distaste for fruitcake — how it has become a much-ridiculed physical representation of the gaudiness of the holidays. I blame the candied cherries, particularly those neon green ones — [...]

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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

By |October 17th, 2020|0 Comments

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake is a classic retro cake that is rich, buttery and features caramelized pineapples. Serve with a scoop of ice cream or whipped cream.   Pineapple Upside-Down Cake [...]

  • Rhubarb Charlotte

Rhubarb Charlotte

By |June 16th, 2020|2 Comments

For spring and summer ­— from warm cobblers to layered trifles, gelled panna cottas and syllabubs, there’s something satisfying about a pudding beyond the kind that comes out of a [...]

  • Stone Fruit Flummery

Stone Fruit Flummery

By |June 10th, 2020|2 Comments

Photos and story by Julie Van Rosendaal For spring and summer ­— from warm cobblers to layered trifles, gelled panna cottas and syllabubs, there’s something satisfying about a pudding beyond [...]

  • Wagtail Cake

Wagtail Cake

By |June 2nd, 2020|1 Comment

A popular Latvian meringue dessert often made at home for birthdays and other celebrations. Recipe courtesy of Chef Arturs Trinkuns of 3 Pavaru Restaurant in Riga, Latvia. Read more about [...]

  • berry grunt

Berry Grunt

By |February 18th, 2020|1 Comment

Dumplings, in their many forms, have helped feed communities around the world affordably for almost as long as people have been eating. Created as a filling, economical means of using up all kinds of [...]

  • panforte

Panforte

By |November 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Panforte Photo and recipe by Karen RalphTraditions occasionally need a little update, and while a radical change to a classic Christmas dinner might result in anarchy, who wouldn’t love a dense, nut- and fruit-laden [...]

  • Julie Van Rosendaal Julie's Kitchen cookies Torta Sbrisolona

Torta Sbrisalona

By |November 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Few foods are as tightly bound to the holidays as cookies. They’re gifted and decorated, shipped and left out for Santa—they’re the first consideration when you ponder holiday baking (assuming [...]

  • poached pears

Poached Pears

By |November 15th, 2019|2 Comments

Despite seeing pears since late summer, I consider them a winter staple. Unlike most other fruits, pears must be harvested under ripe and kept in cold storage before ripening slowly [...]