Category Archives: Desserts

Strawberry Ice Cream Soufflé

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  Truskawki (tru skof key) OMG, family, friends, food, Polish wedding. . . it was tough getting back to a regular work week. Needless to say my stay in Rzeszów was beyond expectations.  The main square was just a few steps … Continue reading

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Icelandic Pancakes Pönnukökur

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An Icelandic Pancake Tradition Much to an Icelander’s delight it’s rhubarb time!  It grows like wildfire in Iceland.  Incorporated into cakes, pastries, custard pies and even rhubarb wine* it’s almost an Icelandic staple.  And of course there’s the zingy sweet/sour rhubarb jam that is near … Continue reading

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Crème Caramel

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Will You Be My Valentine? Your Coq au vin Valentine’s Day dinner was a great success.  Now it’s time for dessert. As promised, here’s a dessert that’s sure to charm.  With just a few simple ingredients your sweetheart will be swooning over … Continue reading

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Sörur – Chocolate Glazed Buttercream Macaroons

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Every now and then we have a guest blogger. This time Oli’s daughter shares her favorite cookies. Dagrún Ása Ólafsdóttir “There are not many things that remind me more of Christmas than “Sörur“ as they are called in Icelandic and … Continue reading

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Passion Fruit Soufflé

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The Colors of Autumn And so, here we are.  Oli is in Sweden where it has been cold and rainy.  (He tells me that the weather is courtesy of Iceland.)  It’s a sure sign that colder October weather is on … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Soufflé

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There is probably nothing more Icelandic than rhubarb. More often than not, you will find rhubarb on the table in Iceland.  It’s an accompaniment to Icelandic lamb steak, and a must with fishcakes.  Rhubarb can very often be found on the … Continue reading

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Raspberry Millefeuille

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Question:  What do cream puffs, napoleons, éclairs, fruit tarts and Boston cream pie have in common? Answer:  crème pâtissière What’s crème pâtissière you ask?  OOH LA LA!!  Think vanilla scented, custard-like pastry cream. Now, sandwich crème pâtissière between puff pastry and … Continue reading

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Summer Pudding

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OH MAMA! White bread never tasted so good !! Truth be told, I cannot remember when I last tasted white bread.  Give me whole grain, rye, sourdough, pumpernickel… anything but white bread.  My friend Angie knows that if I plan … Continue reading

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