Monthly Archives: May 2015

Mama Lachute’s Blackberry Dumplings

Once I read this recipe I couldn’t get it out of my mind.  I have never heard of boiling dumplings in a blackberry syrup.  I had a ton of blackberries that were too tart to eat alone.  And I just had to see what this was all about!  It was delicious!  I couldn’t stop eating these and knew I shouldn’t,…

Happy Spring Breakfast!

I feel alive again!  The sun is warming up Manhattan and I can finally walk around and enjoy this place!  I took two amazing walks this week! This was yesterday!  This walk was a thrilling adventure!  I saw so much of Manhattan on a picture perfect day with the whole world in full bloom!  It makes up for all those…

Apple Pancake

I haven’t made this for a while!  It turned out great in my new ScanPan!  I don’t have an exact recipe for the apples.  I peeled and cut up 2 medium apples and sauteed them with butter (maybe 3 or 4 TBS) and generous sprinkle of cinnamon and a chunk of brown sugar (1/4 to 1/3 cup).  As this was…

Fish Head Omelette!

Omelettes can be almost anything.  Well, one morning after having dinner at a very authentic Chinese restaurant we had some leftovers and Roger proceeded to make an omelette.  Truthfully, I was kind of grossed out but the seasonings in the fish were great!  The fish head is just something I am not that used to! He picked through everything and…

Torte Milanese – a 15 year procrastination!

I got this great Julia Child Baking cookbook from a friend and saw this recipe and dreamed about making it.  Not until 15 years later did I decide to try it, inspired by Henry’s “just go for it in the kitchen” attitude.  Here are the pictures from my creation.  It looked very much like the pictures and tasted great.  Not…