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Amaretto Peach Clafoutis

08.27.2009 · Posted in Desserts

Peaches are prime right now and make lovely desserts.  Clafoutis is a rustic French dessert made with stone fruit…fruit with pits.  Cherries and apricots are traditional but just about any fruit will work in this custardy pancake concoction.   Mark Bittmen of the New York Times makes clafouti with mandarin oranges.   Could be interesting.  Chef Keith Snow makes ...

Tiramisu – Italian “pick me up” Dessert

07.02.2009 · Posted in Desserts

Tiramisu is that scrumptious dessert of zabaglione custard with mascarpone cheese, savoiardi (lady fingers) dipped in espresso and marsala, and dusted with cocoa powder. It was created in Treviso, Italy about 1970 by Alba and Ado Campeol, owners of the restaurant Le Beccherie. The classic recipe was made with raw eggs, a no-no due to ...