Layers of vanilla cake take turns with oodles of coconut filling and the whole shebang is slathered with fluffy white icing. Uh, yes please!
These buttery little cakes have as tiaras slices of fresh nectarines, though truth be told apricots or peaches would work just as well.
A creamy custard flecked with flakes of sweet coconut. That’s what you can expect from pasteis de coco, a dessert classic from Portugal.
Sometimes called a volcano cake, this much ballyhooed molten dessert is, quite literally, bursting–er, oozing–with chocolate.
Dead ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil leaves, sherry vinegar, a fruity extra-virgin olive oil, and an ability to layer. That’s all you need to make this.
Tahini is the base for this Mediterranean dip made of leafy greens. Paula Wolfert chooses her greens by season and availability.
Classic Jewish potato pancakes get turned topsy turvy with zucchini, scallions, garlic and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
This chiffon cake with lemon icing, whose secret is vegetable oil, has been a favorite since it was created for the Brown Derby Restaurant in the ’20s.
If you’re looking for a lively dish, this is not it. Rather, it contains hints of Tuscany here and there in a subdued fashion.
A rich, sweet, Mexican Day of the Dead tradition.
For this dacquoise cake, crunchy-chewy discs of hazelnut-almond meringue are sandwiched between layers of coffee butter cream frosting. An elegant cake.
The fresh flavors of lemon and blueberry are at their best here in Flo Braker’s easily assembled, elegant tart.
This classic sweet pastry is made richer and sweeter than ordinary piecrust with the addition of egg and sugar.
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