Pear and Gruyère Scones

Pear and Gruyère Scones

My old hometown of Buenos Aires is a city of many cultures. It's a little bit like the New York City of South America, with a colorful and vibrant history marked by the cultural legacies of many immigrant communities. Not many know that the United Kingdom was one of the countries that had a huge influence [...]

Maple Cookie Sandwiches

Maple Cookie Sandwiches

Welcome Fall! How many of us have been waiting for this season to arrive since at least August? I know I’m not the only one to have a special fondness for this beautiful season of crimson and gold colors. Some of my baker friends have been ready to embrace the change of season and have [...]

American Swedish Cheesecake with Cloudberry Jam

American Swedish Cheesecake with Cloudberry Jam

Välkommen! How are you all? The end of summer is approaching, and it dawned on me that I hadn’t made anything with cloudberries, which I normally do for Midsommer. You may be wondering “what are cloudberries?” or maybe have never heard of them, and if that’s the case, that’s totally OK. I hadn’t heard of cloudberries [...]

Thai Tea Ice Cream

Thai Tea Ice Cream

Happy August! How are you all? The past month of July struck Minnesota with a steamy heat wave that set all kinds of new records, sometimes with as many as seven consecutive days with a temperature of 90° or more, and that has prompted my kitchen to be strangely dormant. This weather is so unusual [...]