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Ice Cream Cake à la Française

Ice Cream Cake à la Française

The Frenchman’s birthday was last week and I had far too much fun making not one, but TWO birthday desserts. I’m not sure which was my favorite, but with the heat we’ve been having in Strasbourg, I’m leaning toward the ice cream cake. Called Vacherin […]

Strawberry Rosemary Charlotte

Strawberry Rosemary Charlotte

Imagine a Strawberry Shortcake in a layered cake format and you’re just about there. Introducing the Strawberry Rosemary Charlotte! After snagging an entire plaque of strawberries I got to baking in the kitchen of the lovely home in the 16th arrondissement I was watching. Whipped […]

Epic Mixed Berry Muffins

One of the things I love about summer is berries! Especially blueberries-myrtilles in French. I even bought two blueberry bushes two years ago in hopes of having bushels of blueberries on my doorstep. Apparently they are pretty finicky. After producing a grand total of 10 […]

Neopolitan Cupcakes (ie. Princess Cupcakes)

Neopolitan Cupcakes (ie. Princess Cupcakes)

Flashback to some cupcakes I made a couple weeks ago before the craziness of the Paris move happened! What do you make for a bridal shower?? I’m a bridesmaid for my friend Catherine’s wedding and since I wasn’t going to be there for most of […]

One Impressive Easy Cake

A couple of weeks ago on Mother’s day I told my mom that as a present I would cook anything she picked out (secretly hoping it wasn’t anything too difficult). Dinner seemed easy enough: Herb Crusted Salmon with Roasted Potatoes. But dessert… well let’s just […]

Happy Easter! – Photos and Strawberry Shortcakes

Happy Easter! I hope you got better weather than we did. It was grey and threatening storms most of the day but we still had a beautiful Easter feast. For dinner we had salad with homemade buttermilk ranch dressing, grits, and ham.  For dessert, I […]