TBT Recipe: Banana Black Cake

TBT Recipe: Banana Black Cake

  In an earlier Throwback Thursday Cookbook Review, I featured one of the works by an American icon: Maida Heatter’s Book of Great American Desserts, TBT Cookbook Review: Maida Heatter’s Great Book of American Desserts This is a wonderful and important book, as...
TBT Recipe: Berry Crème Fraîche Cake

TBT Recipe: Berry Crème Fraîche Cake

From 2013, this TBT recipe is a lucious spring dessert. Berries are here. Why wait? It’s the honey custard that will seduce you to make this over and over again. Believe me. When Suzen and I lie in bed, we have discussions. Like, what are making for dessert to...
Espresso and Nut Sponge Cake from Gizzi Erskine

Espresso and Nut Sponge Cake from Gizzi Erskine

Sometimes it is fun to confuse people. At her cooking school in New York City, Cooking by the Book, Suzi employs a staff of twenty with many professional chefs. We offered one of them, a superb dessert maven, a bite of this cake. He tasted, he smiled, then he scowled....