Norwegian Cakes and Cookies by Sverre Sætre

Norway’s most acclaimed pastry chef, Sverre Sætre, brings his latest tempting dessert discoveries to the table with recipes for everything from decadent cakes, tarts, and puddings to candied fruits, chocolate confections, and cookies. Sætre’s desserts are anchored in Norwegian tradition, such as Fyrstekake (layers of rich butter pastry with a marzipan filling), Kokosboller (chocolate-coconut truffles), […]

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“A writing cook and a cooking writer must be bold at the desk as well as the stove.”
M.F.K. Fisher

Da Pasquale Restaurant (Beverly Hills, CA)

They say ” the most loved restaurant by the Italians in LA”… and I agree, because despite the other Italian fancy restaurant da Pasquale everything is authentic, especially the buzz. A real Italian restaurant-pizzeria with a great host Pasquale.The waiters are all charming as well, and you are treated as if you are visiting your […]

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Lemon Pound Cake with Citrus Icing

…and this is what I just finished to bake for celebrating our Wedding Anniversary =) Instructions 2 cups cake flour 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter room temperature 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 5 large eggs room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 […]

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