Crème Anglaise

Crème Anglaise

This recipe is very sweet which will be great on a plain cake or unsweet fruit, but if the item being topped is sweet, I would cut back on the sugar content.

Rhubarb curd

Rhubarb curd

This curd is delightful spread on toast, spooned onto a scone, or dolloped onto bread pudding.

Custard

A standard custard recipe that can be served alone or used an ingredient in another rich dessert.

Gianduja Gelato

Gianduja Gelato

You need an ice cream maker for this decadent hazelnut treat. I spent some time house sitting for Jess where I was able to make good use of hers.

Peach Tart

Peach Tart

I used local peaches from the Open Square Farmer’s Market in Holyoke. I baked them into the pillowy love of a goat cheese custard and it was a marriage made in heaven.

Pumpkin Gingersnap Tiramisu

Is it really tiramisu if there’s no coffee in it? If you love these flavors it doesn’t matter. It’s still a delicious “pick me up” treat.