Posts Tagged: dessert

Anise Shortbread with Chocolate, Figs and Almonds (Gluten-Free)
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/09/20/anise-shortbread-with-chocolate-figs-and-almonds-gluten-free/
/ Erin

Anise Shortbread with Chocolate, Figs and Almonds (Gluten-Free)

This cookie is a container for some of my favourite flavour combinations.   Chocolate and figs (Fresh Fig and Chocolate Tart).  Fig and Almond (Marzipan Cake with Baked Figs).  Anise and Almond (Almond Fennel Cake).   I tried these flavours in

Anise Shortbread with Chocolate, Figs and Almonds (Gluten-Free)
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/09/20/anise-shortbread-with-chocolate-figs-and-almonds-gluten-free/
/ Erin

Anise Shortbread with Chocolate, Figs and Almonds (Gluten-Free)

This cookie is a container for some of my favourite flavour combinations.   Chocolate and figs (Fresh Fig and Chocolate Tart).  Fig and Almond (Marzipan Cake with Baked Figs).  Anise and Almond (Almond Fennel Cake).   I tried these flavours in

Perfumed Coconut Date Shake
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/09/01/perfumed-coconut-date-shake/
/ Erin

Perfumed Coconut Date Shake

Yesterday, I ran errands in Manhattan.  I highly recommend visiting Manhattan during the final long weekend of summer.  It’s empty, and you get the full attention of anyone unfourtunate enough to be working at the few businesses that remain open.  As

Perfumed Coconut Date Shake
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/09/01/perfumed-coconut-date-shake/
/ Erin

Perfumed Coconut Date Shake

Yesterday, I ran errands in Manhattan.  I highly recommend visiting Manhattan during the final long weekend of summer.  It’s empty, and you get the full attention of anyone unfourtunate enough to be working at the few businesses that remain open.  As

Gluten-Free Blackberry, Apple, Plum Cobbler
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/blackberry-apple-plum-crumble-gluten-free-gabriola-island/
/ Erin

Blackberry, Apple, Plum Crumble (Gluten-Free)/ Gabriola Island!

My husband and I are currently visiting my mother on Gabriola Island, where almost exactly three years ago, we were married.  It has been a spectacular trip, so far mostly focused on seeing beloved family and friends.  We had a day

Gluten-Free Blackberry, Apple, Plum Cobbler
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/blackberry-apple-plum-crumble-gluten-free-gabriola-island/
/ Erin

Blackberry, Apple, Plum Crumble (Gluten-Free)/ Gabriola Island!

My husband and I are currently visiting my mother on Gabriola Island, where almost exactly three years ago, we were married.  It has been a spectacular trip, so far mostly focused on seeing beloved family and friends.  We had a day

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Fresh Peaches with Meringues / Farmshare cooking

Okay, while we are on the topic of simple desserts to make with local, seasonal stone fruit, here’s a good one.  The combination of juicy fresh peaches and cloud like, nut studded meringues really works.  Sometimes meringues fail to puff up

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Fresh Peaches with Meringues / Farmshare cooking

Okay, while we are on the topic of simple desserts to make with local, seasonal stone fruit, here’s a good one.  The combination of juicy fresh peaches and cloud like, nut studded meringues really works.  Sometimes meringues fail to puff up

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/ Erin

Strawberry Shortcake For Haters / Farmshare Cooking

FARMSHARE WEEK 3 Here is the report on Week #3 of my farmshare.  Last week I got… Garlic Scapes- made into White Bean, Garlic Scape, Lemon dip.  I also made some scape pesto, but did not love it.  These were eaten

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Strawberry Shortcake For Haters / Farmshare Cooking

FARMSHARE WEEK 3 Here is the report on Week #3 of my farmshare.  Last week I got… Garlic Scapes- made into White Bean, Garlic Scape, Lemon dip.  I also made some scape pesto, but did not love it.  These were eaten

Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Pie
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/06/19/strawberry-rhubarb-meringue-pie-gluten-free-or-not/
/ Erin

Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Pie (gluten-free or not)

I am very proud of this pie.  The filling is zingy, a bit tart and has a nice jammy consistency with chunks of fruit. The meringue is fluffy and sweet and very pretty, even if you (like me) have no patience

Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Pie
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/06/19/strawberry-rhubarb-meringue-pie-gluten-free-or-not/
/ Erin

Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Pie (gluten-free or not)

I am very proud of this pie.  The filling is zingy, a bit tart and has a nice jammy consistency with chunks of fruit. The meringue is fluffy and sweet and very pretty, even if you (like me) have no patience

Key Lime Pie with a Gluten-Free Oreo Cookie Crust
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/06/14/fathers-day-key-lime-pie-with-an-oreo-crust-gluten-free-or-not/
/ Erin

Father’s Day! / Key Lime Pie with an Oreo Crust (Gluten-Free or not)

When I was nine years old, my mother and I moved from Canada to Maui, so that she could marry my fun, sweet, adventurous step dad.  In a few years, I would hit puberty and develop all of the normal

Key Lime Pie with a Gluten-Free Oreo Cookie Crust
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/06/14/fathers-day-key-lime-pie-with-an-oreo-crust-gluten-free-or-not/
/ Erin

Father’s Day! / Key Lime Pie with an Oreo Crust (Gluten-Free or not)

When I was nine years old, my mother and I moved from Canada to Maui, so that she could marry my fun, sweet, adventurous step dad.  In a few years, I would hit puberty and develop all of the normal