• Barazek Ice Cream

    I remember having black sesame ice cream for the first time at a Japanese restaurant in NYC and I immediately fell in love with the intense nutty flavor. At first I thought it was a very odd ice cream choice, especially that its color is a muted dark grey, but it ultimately became one of

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  • Strawberry & Blackberry Pie

    I really love baking with berries. Not only do they taste fabulous in all baked fruit desserts, but they also add a wonderful pop of color in your kitchen. This pie recipe is pretty simple: the flaky and buttery dough is combined with a lightly sweetened filling of fresh strawberries and blackberries, then baked in

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  • Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

    I never really thought about making homemade ice-cream until I came across a superb book called The Chocolate Bible. After going through the whole book over and over again (it never gets boring) I decided to try the custard based vanilla bean ice cream recipe – as well as other chocolate recipes. Custard based ice

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