Strawberry Custard Tart

Strawberry Custard Tart

It’s Mother’s Day and I am in awe of the dedication and hard work that mothers and grandmothers everywhere around the world devote to their children, partners, and families. I was blessed to come from a long line of very caring, organized, dedicated women at the center of family life. I would not be able [...]

Granny Eliza’s Chocolate Pudding

Granny Eliza’s Chocolate Pudding

When it comes to chilled desserts and custards, pudding often gets overlooked for its more sophisticated adult versions of custard-type desserts, like pots de crème, ice cream, mousse, and parfait. In comparison to these, pudding may sound too commonplace or humble to merit a blog post. However, blame it on childhood nostalgia, chocolate pudding is [...]

Thai Iced Tea

Thai Iced Tea

We have been having a heat wave here in Minneapolis! It sounds like a contradiction, but it is true. The weather has been very tropical-like. We’ve had hot days in the 90s with lots of humidity, enough to make me feel like I’m in Florida, and sometimes these are punctuated by torrential rain. I’ve been [...]