desserts

February 5, 2018

Biscotti–Make Your Own!

Afternoon project: chocolate hazelnut biscotti . . . thank you, Martha Stewart, you’re the best! Biscotti are “twice cooked”: the dough is initially formed into long flat sausages and baked until firm. Once the mass has cooled, […]
December 11, 2017

YUMMY COOKINESS . . .

Whatever you call them, Mexican Wedding Cookies, Russian Tea Cookies, or your own pet designation — they’re easy to make and always a hit. Here’s the trick. Mixing the cookies with soft butter is most efficient, […]
November 2, 2017

Gluten-free vegan desserts, oh my!

Sugar-laden holidays right around the corner appear to be inspiring my obsession with desserts at the moment! Here is another fab vegan treat, this one made from rice. You may be familiar with kheer, a popular […]
November 29, 2016

Chocolate!

If you had grown up in Switzerland like I did, you would know that chocolate is one of the four food groups. When I first moved to this country, good dark chocolates were hard to find […]
November 8, 2016

Apple Rösti – a Swiss Comfort Food

Like many comfort foods, this simple dessert doesn’t require a trip to a fancy store but makes use of what is on hand: day-old bread, apples and butter. Cut bread into fine slices and brown in […]