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         In England they make a super simple dessert called a Fool. It is a pillowy soft bowlful of whipped cream gently blended with fresh fruit puree. So you could have a Blackberry Fool. Raspberry Fool. Gooseberry Fool. And since I walked by a street vendor who had...

      Despite my love for anything with gelatin in it, I have never made the Italian dessert, panna cotta. I spied mini...

    Can you smell it??? The fragrance of strawberries and fresh basil is intoxicating. This strawberry ice cream is not silky smooth, but...

    Sometimes I feel like a comforting dessert, like a vanilla or chocolate mousse, but then end up playing with the recipe. Today I felt...

    Although it is cold today, flowers are blooming in central park. Daffodils and purple hyancinth and white tulips. And as I walked this...

Yesterday I started out wanting to make traditional Baklava and ended up making cookies! I saw a picture in a magazine where filo dough was cut and placed...

Yes, I am still on a Meyer lemon craze! So far I've preserved them, used them for salad dressing, made madeleines with them, fresh marmalade, and...

    After a month of chocolate desserts my palate was yearning for something clean and light. Why I thought of my grandmother's rice pudding,...

  Meghan McGarry, aka Buttercream Blondie, is a friend and a pastry chef & cake artist who glams up desserts one recipe at a time. When I met...

Dacquoise. My favorite dessert ever. How can you go wrong with meringue, nuts, fresh berries, buttercream frosting and loads of whipped cream? So I had...

Cooking with a French accent..