Dessert

Honeycake

Honeycake - Delicately sweet, this honeycake is moist and decadent without being too cloying. - butter (softened), honey, eggs, yogurt, spelt flour (I like to use spelt), baking powder, salt, [...]

By |2019-05-25T03:38:36+00:00May 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Rose Water

Rose Water & Oil - The scent and flavor of roses bring joy to the heart--literally. The energetics of rose help to lift the spirit. Long used in Indian, Middle [...]

By |2019-05-25T01:59:05+00:00May 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Almond Shortbread Cookies

Before practicing Asian medicine, I was a florist.  Our flowers were shipped in from a distributor in Chinatown in San Francisco.  Every year at Chinese [...]

By |2019-05-25T00:36:25+00:00January 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Dutch Sage, Apple & Pear Sauce Cake

Grandma Niesing, a large Dutch woman,  owned a rambling farm just down the road from my grandparents. Though not actually related, the families had known each [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:19:47+00:00December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake - Many of us are overrun with zucchini in summer. What better way to use up some of the summer squash than to make them into a [...]

By |2018-12-03T23:45:33+00:00August 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin - Fruit gratins are a wonderful way to use up summer's delicate fruits. Rather than a heavy milk/cream batter that we think of for root [...]

By |2018-07-23T06:07:34+00:00July 21st, 2018|0 Comments