Author: Laurie

Gluten-Free Country-Style Almond Cake

I came across this recipe, Gluten-Free Country-Style Almond Cake, in a free cookbook, “Food of the Italian South” I received from  Clarkson Potter/ Publishers. I receive new books every month. Now I am cooking from and soon will add my reviews before they are released. Gluten-Free Country-Style Almond Cake is the easiest almond […]

carrot soup

Jamaican Carrot Soup with Pear Relish

Jamaican Carrot Soup is a colorful soup that is full of flavor and is perfect for entertaining during any time of the year. Just the kind of thing for this almost-spring in between time we find ourselves in now. Temperatures are beginning to consider being more moderate  – but it’s not […]

Lavender Creme Anglaise

This rich, creamy vanilla custard sauce will take your desserts to the next level! A classic recipe that’s infinitely versatile, made from just five ingredients, plus lavender in this recipe. The creme base is versatile when used to make ice cream, as a layer in a fruit tart and more. […]