Slice of Mixed Berry Crumble Tart with ice cream

Mixed Berry Crumble Tart

Summer means berries! Every summer, no matter where I am I consume copious amounts of berries – mostly I buy them with the intention of baking with them but instead they get eaten before they make it to the kitchen! Last week I bought some berries which were quite firm and not ideal for eating … Read more

sable Breton with lemon curd and berries by Mardi Michels eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Sablé Breton galette with berries

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Sablé Breton galette with berries, pp 464 – 465) is one of those desserts that looks complicated but it actually really simple – my favourite kind 🙂 It starts out with a Breton-style galette – think a giant buttery, salty-sweet shortbread-y cookie. Top it with an easy lemon … Read more

Blackberry jam to in a small pot with Meyer lemon macarons

Meyer lemon macarons with lemon curd and blackberry-thyme-Limoncello jam

I’m back with my second post investigating some more of the flavour combinations from the McCormick Flavor Forecast 2012.  Last time, I was inspired by the trends presented in the report to create my own flavour combination and ended up with Coconut-chili butternut squash soup, so this time I decided to investigate some of the … Read more