A Pavlova is a sure fire way to wow your guests with a dessert that you can make in advance! Make the meringue shell in advance and fill it right before serving. You can fill it with the traditional whipped cream and berries; but you can also choose to fill […]
Skill Level: Advanced
This is a gluten-free chocolate cake that uses ground nuts instead of flour. I usually don’t like preserves with cake but, in this case, I made an exception. The apricot preserves add just the right amount of moisture and sweetness that this recipe needs. As an added bonus, you can […]
This is one of the most decadent fish recipes you can imagine. The mild flavor of the poached Striped Bass is enhanced by the buttery leeks and mushrooms. What sends this recipe over the top is the rich, melt in your mouth Cream Cheese Crust. Each bite is heaven!
Tarte Tatin is a tart that begins in a pan on top of the stove. You caramelize the apples first, arrange them in the pan and then cover everything with the tart dough. After that, it goes into the oven and bakes. The scary part is inverting it onto a […]
Roast Duck in Orange Sauce was generally my Father’s and my first choice at La Grenouille- a spectacular French restaurant in New York City. Duck served in a restaurant of this caliber- well, there is just no way to describe it properly. The skin was completely crisp and delicious […]