Tag: pastry

cherry pastry

Cherry Pastry and Red Currant Financiers

  Where did the time go? I last remember eagerly awaiting summer and now it seems the sun is setting a bit earlier each night. I’ve been buried under a pile of…

cream puff

Cream Puffs Filled with Chocolate Mousse

I’m very fortunate. My husband makes pate choux. Early in the morning and the house is filled with the aroma of melted chocolate and the smell of freshly baked cream puffs. How…

blueberry turnovers

Blueberry Turnovers

I should be enjoying my beach vacation right now. Unfortunately, I can’t because of this. It’s 514 miles (827 kilometers) wide and they simply don’t know what it will do. The good…

pear streudel

Baby Pear Strudel with Toasted Hazelnuts and Honey

Ever since I was a child I have loved strudel. There’s something about the delicate, flaky crust paired with the luscious fruit filling that makes strudel one of the world’s most versatile…

blueberry baskets

Sweet Wild Blueberry Baskets with Almond Mascarpone Cream

  At the beginning of fruit season, my husband and I mark our calendar with picking events in the region. The goal? To gather as much fresh fruit as possible – strawberries,…

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