Tag: pastry

Pissaladière, a French onion tart

Pissaladière, a French onion tart

Perfect for Fall, this french onion tart is a must just plain delicious. Though the French lost out to the Spaniards in their efforts of empire-building in Texas, we nonetheless enjoy their lasting influence on our cuisine.  Our traditional wheat roll, bolillo, is French, as […]

Basil Cookies With Lemon-Lime

Basil Cookies With Lemon-Lime

My garden is sunny and glorious with basil, aromatic and colorful.  Besides making bruscheta, try these delicious basil cookies, with a zesty lemon-lime spark. Your morning coffee will thank you. Fair Warning:  I shared these with a friend this afternoon. He bit into the cookie […]

Pastry Chef Alain Dubernard: Passion and Pastry

Pastry Chef Alain Dubernard: Passion and Pastry

“Even a simple cookie has its own music, its own personality,”  says Master Pastry Chef Alain Dubernard.  To understand the soul of the kitchen, of artful ingredients, you need passion. Without real passion, says Chef Dubernard,  the necessary hard work is simply too much and […]

Peach Tart

Peach Tart

The rustic French peach tart is belovedly famous world-wide.  Add Native American peaches and, once again, a beautiful marriage: French pastry genius with delectable indigenous flavor. Whoa,  I hear you saying, peaches are from Europe! Here’s where I’m happy to enjoy this peach tart with […]

Pissaladière, a French onion tart

Pissaladière, a French onion tart

This french onion tart is a must just plain delicious.Though the French lost out to the Spaniards in their efforts of empire-building in Texas, we nonetheless enjoy their lasting influence on our cuisine.  Our traditional wheat roll, bolillo, is French, as is of course the […]