Dessert

Header shot of a plate of raspberry jam bars.

Raspberry Lilac Hindbærsnitter (Raspberry Slices)

On my first trip to Copenhagen, I discovered the hindbærsnitter. This Danish confection is basically a raspberry jam bar, or raspberry slice. Not unlike a Poptart (but, y’know, good). I was smitten. Fruity jam sandwiched between two buttery pieces of shortcrust pastry and topped with a layer of frosting is my kind of treat. I …

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Passion Fruit and Jasmine Sorbet (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Passion fruit sorbet has been on my recipe list for quite some time now. I’m a die hard passion fruit fan. So much so that I bought a vine so that I could have as much fruit as I wanted without squandering my life’s savings. It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Recently, however, I …

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Header shot of a maraschino cappuccino along with an opened jar of Luxardo cherries.

Maraschino Cherry Cappuccino

Normally, I’m a black coffee kinda gal. My husband Ben is a coffee snob and meticulously brews each pot of coffee we drink, so there’s really no reason to add sugar or anything else. Once in a while, however, I enjoy something sweet and foamy. When that craving comes along, this magical maraschino cherry cappuccino …

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Lemon and Lavender Hamantaschen with Raspberry and Apricot Jam

I’m not a very religious person. That said, I do love a festive holiday treat. Hamantaschen are one of those treats. They’re an Ashkenazi Jewish cookie made for the holiday Purim, which happens to be this week! Purim is a holiday that celebrates the saving of the Jewish people from an evil dude name Haman. …

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