About Lou Seibert Pappas

Lou Seibert Pappas

Lou Seibert Pappas is the author of more than four dozen cookbooks, including her most recent titles, Fondue and Crème Brulee. A former food editor for the Palo Alto Times Tribune, she was also a home economist for Sunset magazine for 14 years. She currently writes about food, home, and travel for a number of national newspapers and magazines.

Arugula, Fennel, and Orange Salad

Arugula, Fennel, and Orange Salad

This salad, bright with arugula, fennel, and orange, is everything you need for a light lunch or side. It’s peppery, sweet, licorice-y and oh-so-tempting.

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Salmon and Basil Creme Brulee Recipe

Salmon and Basil Crème Brûlée

A delicate custard is studded with poached salmon, onion, and a garden full of fresh herbs–parsley, chives, and basil. On top is gratin of cheese.

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Cherry Risotto Creme Brulee Recipe

Cherry Risotto Crème Brûlée

At heart, this custard is a rice pudding, but here it’s given the creme brulee treat. Studding it with dried cherries puts it into a luxe dessert category.

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Mango Gelato Recipe

Mango Gelato

A cousin to ice cream, this pale dessert belies a vibrant richness that’s deserving of any dinner party.

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Lavender Honey Ice Cream Recipe

Lavender Honey Ice Cream

Lavender blossoms are steeped in half-and-half until fully flavored. The mixture is stirred with eggs to make a custard and churned for a cool, mellow treat.

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Blueberry Ice Cream Recipe

Blueberry Ice Cream

Seeing as blueberries are so darn good for you, one could argue that this rich, creamy ice cream ought to be a summer staple.

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Banana and Macadamia Nut Coffee Cake Recipe

Banana and Macadamia Nut Coffee Cake

Coffee cake is given a tropical twist with the addition of ripe sweet bananas and flaky coconut. Rich macadamia nuts and cinnamon sugar top it off.

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