Tag Archives: gluten free

German Pancake with Brandied Apples

Easter Sunday became the Great Pancake Cook-off of 2014. We never actually voted but every pancake was eaten and there were a lot of “mmms” going around. My mother makes an amazing version of this German Pancake but I haven’t … Continue reading

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Coconut Tapioca Pudding with Mango and Roasted Mung Beans

  Well hello again. I’ve been away, literally and figuratively. I’ve taken a break from the blogging world (but not from cooking) and I was off in Thailand recently. I could go on and on about the food I ate … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Chocolate Ganache Tart

I recently took a vegan and gluten-free baking class at Thai Fresh with Kaylee. What a wonderful way to spend a cold evening: in the Thai Fresh kitchen with a handful of folks standing around an island heated by the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

These are whoopie pies. They are delicious. Eat them all the time. I tried a variety of ways with these whoopie pies until I found the fluffliest cake and the richest pumpkin cream. The filling uses only a cup of … Continue reading

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Homemade Strawberry Almond Milk

I met my friend Emily at the age of 8. We had tea parties, we picked flowers, and we may have also tortured snails and slugs in the yard. I reminisce about things sporadically but there’s one thing I had … Continue reading

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Green Tea Chai Ice Cream

It’s official. Of all the ice creams I’ve ever made, this might very well be my favorite. I cannot count how many times I had to lick the spoon clean. It started when my friend Rajiv handed me a ziplock … Continue reading

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Nut and Berry Biscuits

I have no idea what to call this delicious cookie/scone/biscuit/breakfast treat. It originally came from Elana’s Pantry as a Muesli Scone, but it has gone through so many changes since I started baking it that I can’t justify calling it … Continue reading

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Pasta alla Norma

This is a recipe I fell in love with during my semester in Italy a million years ago. Our Regional Cooking Instructor was a master. I tasted everything we made, relished everything he brought us, and went every place he … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Hazelnut-Espresso Ice Cream

And another ice cream treat…We now have a freezer full of ice cream. Ice cream party anyone? Chocolate-Hazelnut-Espresso Ice Cream 1 can coconut milk (1 1/2 cups) 1/2 cup boiling water 1/3 cup strong brewed (decaf) espresso 1 scant cup … Continue reading

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Nectarine, Brown sugar, and Toasted Almond Ice Cream

The past couple of months have been insane. I mean the kind of overwhelming that makes you take a deep breath, look down to make sure your feet are still on the ground, and double-check that you’re even still yourself … Continue reading

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