Tag: financiers

  • Chocolate Financiers, “La Tartine Gourmande, Recipes For An Inspired Life” & A Cookbook Giveaway

    It’s always excited to see someone realize their dreams. Pick up their courage, their doubts, their talent and creativity and just go for it. I got excited when Beatrice announced she was writing a cookbook and I got even more excited when I finally held in my hands. “La Tartine Gourmande, Recipes For An Inspired […]

  • Honey Apricots With Pineapple Sage Financiers & Some Farmers Market Fare…Plus, An Awesome Macarons & Photo Workshop!

    When we dropped our friend J. at the airport yesterday, it felt a little like dropping off your kid to camp. Mind you the kid has just turned forty years-old but that sparkle in his eye about finally getting some vacation time was precious. I almost ran to an airline counter and bought a ticket […]

  • Ollalieberry Financiers & Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

    It only took twelve years to admit this but I must say that in spite of the heat and humidity I really love summers here in the South. Yes. I’ve said it. Love them. You might wonder what else is to summer here that would make me forgive the mosquitoes, head bashing heat and stick-to-your-clothes-like-frosting-on-a-cupcake […]

  • Design*Sponge Feature: In The Kitchen With

    Thanks for the birthday wishes, emails, ecards and presents you sent. You made my day – week – month! It’s been a week full of work which suits me just fine since I don’t really know how to relax and take it easy. Seems like I am playing a game of “Catch me if you […]

  • Apricot And Lavender Brown Butter Tea Cakes

    It’s always a bit of a gamble with apricots. Their intoxicating sweet floral fragrance. Their soft velvet skin. I’m tempted. They look good, smell good and alas they have little to make me swoon. I did get lucky last week when I picked some right off a friend’s tree on the island and made these […]

  • Dark Chocolate Financiers

    Dark Chocolate Financiers

    I can hear you read the title “No Helen! Not another Financier recipe….please!” I know, I know, I have made them plenty of time myself, I have also seen them successfully baked and talked about on other blogs, so why would I subject my house to the wonderful aromas of dark chocolate and almonds on […]