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Orange-Chocolate Crostata

on Thursday, 14 May 2015. Posted in Recipes, Desserts

Orange-Chocolate Crostata
Elizabeth Minchilli, author and food blogger, pairs rich, silky dark chocolate hazelnut spread from Il Colle del Gusto with bittersweet orange marmalade to create this addicting tart. Serve after dinner with espresso or a cup of Mariage Frères tea.  We dare you to eat just one slice. ...

Orange Scented Extra Virgin Olive Oil Cake

on Wednesday, 18 February 2015. Posted in Recipes, Desserts

Orange Scented Extra Virgin Olive Oil Cake
Orange zest and buttery, flavorful extra virgin olive oil make this an aromatic and wonderfully moist cake. Enjoy slices with Vin Santo or hot tea.  Source: Pamela Sheldon Johns

Far Breton

on Wednesday, 24 December 2014. Posted in Recipes, Desserts

Far Breton
Similar to clafoutis, Far Breton is a traditional pudding cake from Brittany made with a smooth, dense custard of milk, eggs and flour. This one, baked in muffin tins, is studded with plump brandy-soaked Agen prunes and has a hint of orange zest. Enjoy it warm as a breakfast pastry or as a...

French Breakfast Tea Cakes

on Tuesday, 14 October 2014. Posted in Recipes, Desserts

French Breakfast Tea Cakes
These little cakes are inspired by David Lebovitz's Bay Leaf Pound Cake, made with bay leaf-steeped butter. Here instead, we infuse the butter with tea, giving the cakes a subtle malty aroma that pairs beautifully with the slightly bitter notes of the candied orange peel. These delectable treats...

Bronte Pistachio Semifreddo

on Tuesday, 11 February 2014. Posted in Recipes, Desserts

Bronte Pistachio Semifreddo
The base for this ethereal frozen mousse is a little tricky, but once you get the hang of it, you'll be ready to whip up a semifreddo whenever you get the urge. When heating the sugar, temperature is key, so you'll need a candy thermometer.

Breakfast Farro with Roasted Fruits & Chestnut Honey

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Desserts

This idea comes from one of our cheesemongers, and we've fallen in love with it.