No-Cook Coconut Almond Pudding

on Friday, 11 September 2015. Posted in Desserts, Recipes

Chia seeds, coconut milk and chai-spiced almond butter come together in this easy, healthful overnight pudding. Eat it for breakfast or a sweet afternoon treat (that you don't have to feel guilty about!).

Pistachio & Cherry Pavlova

on Thursday, 16 July 2015. Posted in Desserts, Recipes

The origins of pavlova have long been disputed. Some say it was created in New Zealand in 1934, while others believe it came from Australia in 1935. Wherever this light and airy dessert hails from, all agree that it was inspired by the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova who had visited both countries...

Orange-Chocolate Crostata

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

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 Desserts, Recipes

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 Desserts, Recipes

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 Desserts, Recipes

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...