Recipes by Category > Desserts

Quinces
Vanilla Poached Quince

Where’s the online scratch ‘n sniff when you need it? Since such technology is not yet available to us (sheesh!), […]

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  • November 4, 2008
geleechocoananas
Chocolate Jelly with Pineapple and Violet

[Chocolate Jelly with Pineapple and Violet] This is the dessert I served to close my recent spring lamb dinner: it […]

  • 36
  • April 23, 2007
oeufsaulait
Egg Custard

I don’t really do milk. I don’t drink it, I don’t cook with it, I don’t add it to my […]

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  • January 26, 2007
Apple Squash Compote
Apple and Hokkaido Squash Compote with Vanilla

I recently read that online shopping — or just online window-shopping — was a widespread form of procrastination. I cannot […]

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  • October 23, 2006
clafoutis
Strawberry Clafoutis

I have a new piece appearing today on NPR‘s Kitchen Window: it is a recipe for strawberry clafoutis, to which […]

  • 39
  • March 22, 2006
Mango Apple Crumble
Mango Apple Crumble

I cultivate a relationship of deep trust and mutual appreciation with the Fruit Crumble Family. We send each other holiday […]

  • 33
  • January 2, 2006
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Roasted Apples and Pears with Caramels

[Apples and Pears with Caramels] I love having friends over for an impromptu weeknight dinner. I love going out to […]

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  • December 7, 2005
Apricot Peach Compote
Peach Apricot Compote with Red Poppy Cream

I seem to have a particular fondness for the red poppy, its fragile fluttering silhouette and its thread-thin stem, too […]

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  • August 5, 2005
Hazelnut Nectarine Gratin
Hazelnut and Nectarine Gratin

In French, a portrait chinois (literally “Chinese portrait”) is a kind of riddle in which one person tries to guess […]

  • 31
  • July 19, 2005
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Swimming Cherries, Hazelnut Rosemary Tuiles

[Swimming Cherries, Hazelnut Rosemary Tuiles] I have a new piece appearing today in NPR‘s weekly Kitchen Window column. The recipe […]

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  • July 13, 2005
Strawberry Panna Cotta
Strawberry Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is a traditional Piemontese recipe — the name means “cooked cream” in Italian. There are many variations of […]

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  • May 23, 2005
Crêpe
French Crêpes

February 2 is La Chandeleur (Candlemas), a holiday that welcomes the first signs of spring. In France, it is traditionally […]

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  • February 7, 2005
crumble_banane
Banana Pear Pecan Crumble

[Banana Pear Pecan Crumble] Fruit crumbles are perfect for when you have company: you can prepare the crumble dough well […]

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  • December 7, 2004
crumble_abricot
Apricot and Melon Crumble with Pinenuts

[Apricot and Melon Crumble with Pinenuts] Maxence and I were recently invited over to our friends Peggy and Julien’s appartment […]

  • 9
  • August 31, 2004

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