06 Dec 2022: Nonfat Gingersnaps

Holiday baking has begun in earnest in our kitchen. Initially I started looking for a cookie to balance out all of the chocolate confections I had been making – something spicy and warming. Leafing through David Lebovit’z Ready for Dessert (page 213), I discovered this wonderfully ginger-forward cookie. Trust me, you won’t have any idea…

12 Apr 2022: David Lebovitz’s Lemon-Glazed Madeleine

One of the rewards of reading David Lebovitz’s Sweet Life in Paris was discovering some of his favorite recipes interspersed among entertaining story-telling of adapting to Paris and French culture. This recipe is one of my favorites – you can find David’s original blog post here – definitely a must-read. For this, my second-ever batch…

30 Mar 2022: David Lebovitz’ Dulce de Leche Brownies

Recently, I finished reading David Lebovitz’s book, The Sweet Life in Paris, which tells about his move to Paris and coming to terms with the cultural differences between his newly adopted home in Paris and San Francisco where he lived and worked. More than just a relocation, moving to Paris, or any other location really,…