Croissant Bread Pudding

The poll results for what I should blog next……Croissant Bread Pudding…sorry Ben, grits are next I promise.I love bread pudding…..with no raisins:) I love all food without raisins.  I am that girl in restaurants that always asks “does your bread pudding have raisins in it?” Sadly, the answer is usually yes, except in New Orleans.Continue reading “Croissant Bread Pudding”

Pine Nut Tart

This is April’s take on a treacle tart, a favorite English dessert. The magic ingredient is Lyle’s Golden Syrup…..it’s Happy and Glorious, says so right on the can…love it.When I started this project, I had a crazy list of items to be on the lookout for, things not normally found in American grocery stores. Lyle’sContinue reading “Pine Nut Tart”

Banoffee Pie

Recipe 6 of 103 Banoffee Pie? New to me, how about you? It’s creation dates back to an English Pub called the Hungry Monk in the 1970’s in East Sussex. As I read the recipe I stopped at “caramelized milk” and I had a wtf moment. I read further and all I could think was,Continue reading “Banoffee Pie”

Fennel-Lemon Marmalade

Recipe 1 of 103 James brought these home for me…Meyer Lemons…lots of them. I thought to myself…what to do with all these beautiful fragrant luscious lemons. At the time I was reading a girl and her pig, I received the book and the lemons on the same day. These two simple happenings brought me toContinue reading “Fennel-Lemon Marmalade”

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Here is a re do on a classic kid dessert that I never really could get my head around. The classic Rice Krispie treat was always so sweet it would hurt your teeth to eat it…that’s not cool. Again in my search for gluten-free recipes I found this recipe….right next to the flax coconut pancakes inContinue reading “Gluten Free Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats”

Brown Butter Pumpkin Cupcakes

Look at these lovely little morsels of YUM! I discovered this recipe last year in the magazine Fine Cooking, it was a fall issue and I love pumpkin, I mean really LOVE pumpkin, so I made it. First try…. totally blew my mind they were so good. Made it for a few gatherings last holidayContinue reading “Brown Butter Pumpkin Cupcakes”