Heart of Summer: Peach Rose Tart

When it’s full-on summer and the air is redolent of ripe fruit and full blooms, why not combine both in a dessert? Seriously, I just wanted to make a peach tart out of some peaches before they got gobbled up by other, more impatient members in my household. Ironic then that I ended up making […]...

Rose Meringues for a Simple Spring Dessert

I know…with all the pink and red it almost looks like a Valentine’s Day post. Well, when you have two people in the house who claim pink as their favorite color, sometimes a lot of pink food gets made. When I was growing up my favorite flavor was strawberry everything, and I always wondered whether […]...

Rose Saffron Lollipops for National Lollipop Day

Rose saffron lollipops from my cookbook Lollipop Love. Photo by Antonis Achilleos. It’s National Lollipop Day, and to celebrate I’m sharing another of my favorite recipes, rose saffron lollipops, from my latest cookbook Lollipop Love! I’ve always been a fan of the color pink and of using rose in my baking, so these lollipops were […]...

Happy Birthday to Me: Strawberry Rose Fraisier

  Yearly birthday confession time: in the last few years I’ve gotten really bad at remembering┬ámy birthday. Not in a I-don’t-want-reveal-my-age way, but in a I’ve-got-so-much-to-do-I-just-plain-forgot way. I’m way past the age of all-night celebrations in a nightclub anyway, and once you have kids, all the elaborate party planning ends up going to their birthday […]...