Chef Frederic adds dried fruit soaked in kirsch and hazelnuts to his pound cake. Kirsch syrup and a white chocolate glaze with more nuts put this cake into heavenly realms. Published August 30 2012
Making pastries, chocolates and desserts for guests at the luxurious St. Regis in Monarch Bay still gets Chef Frederic’s creative juices flowing. Published August 28 2012
Discover this unique citrus, sometimes called citrus caviar, now in some farmer’s markets. Suzanna Hoang shares her pudding recipe that sparkles with their bright flavor. Published August 20 2012
Anyone who loves croissants or rustic breads will love Pandor, a French bakery with baguettes, pastries and café food. Published August 14 2012
A signature dish at Haven Gastropub, this pork shank is all about tender, succulent pig. Published August 11 2012
Executive Chef Greg Daniels at Haven Gastropub is one of the best examples of this currently trendy concept. Published August 5 2012
Linda Mensinga was editor of Culinary Trends for 15 years, now a contributing writer. Researching restaurants and hotels, she interviews the best and brightest chefs, not necessarily the most famous, to learn their secrets and recipes. Their talent and dedication ...Read More
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