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Dacquoise With Blackberries and Cream

Thursday, April 21, 2016

My new copper beating bowl arrived in the mail, and I immediately took it over to Zoë François‘ house and made her beat white egg whites by hand in it for this post. In between laughing and giving me dirty looks, she made this incredible dacquoise with blackberries and cream. It was so good we couldn’t stop nibbling on it all afternoon (after she made me wash all…

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no-churn fig + coffee ice cream with cacao nibs

Thursday, September 19, 2013

It has always seemed strange to me…the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second. -John Steinbeck, Cannery Row Recently Puro Fairtrade…

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no-churn olive oil ice cream with vanilla bean

Thursday, February 9, 2012
Olive Oil No-Churn Ice Cream

Olive oil is excellent paired with sweet milk and vanilla bean. I love surprising guest with it for dessert and watch their furrowed brows relax after taking one bite, realizing it is, in fact, delicious. This tastes amazing on warm Brownies, or served alongside Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream. Olive oil is excellent paired with sweet milk and vanilla bean. This delicious treat is perfect paired with warm…