Almond-Coconut Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze

  If you were to make me choose between cookies or cake, I’ll pick the latter…both to eat and to bake.  Maybe it’s because my cookie repertoire is very limited.  I know only a handful of recipes really well; I use them with confidence but I rarely have the urge to run to the kitchen to […]

Honey Mango Madeleines: a Guest Post at a Culinary Journey with Chef Dennis

  I’m very happy to announce that today, I am a guest at one of my favorite blogs, A Culinary Journey with Chef Dennis.  Chef Dennis and I started blogging at around the same time but I wouldn’t hesitate to say that in terms of popularity, he has eclipsed me by leaps and bounds.  Why? […]

Chocolate Madeleines

  “I really shouldn’t have any of your black tea–it’s too strong.  It made me feel bad when I had some yesterday.” It was Sunday–we had just returned from lunch and I was taking orders for an afternoon pick-me-up.  I admit that I am partial to strong black tea most of the time but I […]

Pineapple Tea Cakes

  Spring has sprung! Well, in my kitchen at least–and in some parts of my yard.  I found a small patch of daffodils blooming outside, Mother Nature’s promise that warmer, more colorful days are ahead of us. I certainly don’t mind the rainy season and I enjoyed last week’s playtime in the snow.  However, I’m […]