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DESSERT Recipes

Spiced red fruit tartlets

POSTED ON December 22, 2015

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert

Spiced red fruit tartlets

 

The scent of these tartlets is not only delicious, but also surprisingly intriguing; perhaps it’s the tanginess of the pomegranate and berries combined with a hint of cardamom, orange and nutmeg or the dark cocoa crust enriched with ground almonds, maple and coconut? Even after they cooled I couldn’t stop trying [...] continue reading ->

Dutch Apple Pie

POSTED ON September 23, 2015

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert

Dutch Apple Pie

When I worked at De Taart Van m’n Tante, a famous bakery in Amsterdam, the apple pie was one of the most popular desserts we sold. We could hardly press the crusts and peel the apple fast enough as every order seemed to contain at least one of the delectable desserts. Dutch apple pies [...] continue reading ->

Apricot coconut upside down cake with cardamom

POSTED ON August 2, 2015

Posted in Dessert

Apricot coconut upside down cake with cardamom

If you’ve read the tart section in my book, you’ll know that tarts are my favorite go-to summery dessert. With a virtually fool proof equation: crisp and nutty crust + succulent fruit to fill = delicious, tarts are hard to get wrong. However, the other day at the farmer’s market on a quest for [...] continue reading ->

Matcha coconut custard tart with chocolate crust

POSTED ON February 6, 2015

Posted in Dessert

Matcha coconut custard tart with chocolate crust

For the new color issue, Anthology magazine profiled me and asked that I develop a few recipes to go with the theme. Along with this matcha tart there’s a golden cauliflower fennel soup with dukkah and a roasted beet heirloom bean salad with bitter greens. I was planning to share the salad recipe but [...] continue reading ->

Warmest wishes and a couple of sweet treats…

POSTED ON December 24, 2014

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert, Gluten free

Warmest wishes and a couple of sweet treats…

Today, I’m sharing two recipes that I recently posted on Healthy Eats. They are simple and great to have up your sleeve when you’ve got people visiting and need to have treats on hand. If you’re entertaining anyone who is gluten free, they’ll be thrilled.

This festive pear cranberry breakfast crumble (pictured above) is [...] continue reading ->

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