Fresh cranberries can be now found in the market, and I’ve been playing with ideas for using them other than in the traditional cranberry sauce. In the muffins here, the cranberries are pureed whole, along with other good ingredients like almonds, orange and bananas.
When I see nice fresh berries at the store, I usually end up buying more than needed, and as they don’t keep fresh for long, I always try to find ways to use the extra amount. Continue reading “Berries and Orange Coulis and Popsicles”
Winter for me is the time for all citrus fruits, especially oranges. On top of eating them as is, or adding them to salads, I also always try to incorporate them in cookies and cakes. Lately I’ve been experimenting with Blood oranges as well, so I’ve decided to use both in a cake, combined with tangerine juice, and the result is before you. Continue reading “Citrus, Pistachio and Semolina Cake”
The combination of chocolate and orange is one of my favorites. I love to add a bit of orange zest to chocolate mousse or chocolate truffles, to dip candied orange peel in melted chocolate and more.
When I made the cookies here, I’ve decided to do the opposite: this time the orange is the main flavor and the chocolate is the addition. Continue reading “Orange Chocolate Cookies”
Whenever I’m lucky enough to find quince at the store, I immediately grab a few. It is such a wonderful and versatile fruit. A shame its’ season is fairly short. Continue reading “Duck Legs with Orange and Quince”
Orange flavored dough + coconut meringue topping + bits of dark chocolate chips in the middle = perfect combination. Continue reading “Orange Coconut Chocolate Squares”