baked goods

Individual Tartes Tatin

Arguably the easiest baked dessert for a non-baker (someone who not only dislikes but is slightly fearful of baking, as defined by this non-baker).
coconut rocks LS

coconut rocks

For those with a sweet tooth, those who do not...even those who profess not to love coconut!
aluwa LS


There are many Sri Lankan "sweets" that really should be called Sri Lankan savouries. I can think of many that are sweet and spicy with a heavy emphasis on the ...

autumn tart

It's just like leaves drifted right down from the from the trees and settled onto your tart! If dead leaves tasted like crisped chard and oyster mushrooms.
rhubarb strawberry galette

rhubarb strawberry galette

You'll spend roughly five minutes on the filling, five on making the dough and five on assembly... eat (some!) ice cream while you wait for this to bake.
grape cornmeal cake

concord grape cornmeal cake

Red seedless grapes in this cake don't look as striking but this cake was absolutely delicious (and can be made ahead!)

weekend class: homemade pita

I made and kneaded my dough at midnight, while paying more attention to The Californians sketch on SNL, and, I don't mind telling you, a little tipsy.