Posts Tagged ‘food’

Société Roquefort Cheese

Thursday, October 17th, 2013
Societe Roquefort Cheese

Societe Roquefort Cheese

Cheese of the Month

Société Roquefort Cheese

Roquefort cheese is a cheese with the French certification of AOC, which basically means the cheese comes from a controlled designated region in France.  For a cheese to be a true Roguefort, it must come from this specific region in France and made from sheep’s milk with blue mold.
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Panache Fig

Monday, September 16th, 2013
Panache Figs

Panache Figs

Review

Panache Fig

I bought a small basket of gorgeous, decadent Panache Figs (also known and Tiger Stripe) this week at the Farmers’ Market.  I haven’t bought many figs yet this season, and was greatly missing them.  I think I’ve had Panache Figs (or at least a Panache Fig) in the past, but not recently.
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Persimmons

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
Fuyu Persimmon

Fuyu Persimmon

Persimmons

The two most common varieties of persimmons found in the US are Fuyu and Hachiya. These persimmons have different characteristics, so what you plan to do will determine which type you should use.
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Trader Joe’s Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Monday, October 8th, 2012
Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Stacked

Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies Stacked

Trader Joe’s Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

The other week I noticed these little sandwich cookies at Trader Joe’s. as a hazelnut and chocolate fan I had to try them. (more…)

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Nectarine Upside-Down Chiffon Cake

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
Nectarine Upside Down Chiffon Cake

Nectarine Upside Down Chiffon Cake

TWD – Tuesdays with Dorie

Nectarine Upside-Down Chiffon Cake

With three parts to this cake, it definitely took a while to put together.  My husband and I hand-whipped the egg whites and sugar, and it worked really well.
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