Olive Oil Cake with Pine Nuts and Currants

Olive Oil Cake with Pine Nuts and Currants

I’ve been teaching cooking classes at the Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, and recently we did a series on Italian regional cooking. One of the recipes that made an impression on me was a Tuscan Pine Nut Cake. Very moist and flavorful, this was the kind of cake to serve not just after a meal, […]

Pineapple Coconut Rainbow Bread Pudding

Pineapple Coconut Rainbow Bread Pudding | Black Girl Chef's Whites

  The first time I laid eyes on this bread I was drawn to it. The psychedelic swirl of color got my attention, my mind filling with fun recipe ideas to showcase the intertwined hues. It was love  at first bite.     My brother-from-another-mother Kevin’s wife Myrna brought a loaf to Ruby, so she could […]

Meyer Lemon-Rosemary Bars

Meyer Lemon Rosemary Bars | Black Girl Chef's Whites

    I think of these as adult cookies. Not that children will not like them, but the flavor is one to have with a cup of coffee or tea, not Kool-Aid. Meyer Lemon-Rosemary Bars are citrusy, floral and herbal, buttery rich and sweet cookies. Once again, I begin with Master Cookie Dough, that ultra […]

Nutella Bites

Nutella Bites | Black Girl Chef's Whites

    Master Cookie Dough is so fun to play with. Add a pinch of this, a dollop of that, roll the dough in this, fill it with that! One dough that can cover all your holiday cookie needs. These Nutella Bites are the latest one made with Master Cookie Dough. If there is a […]

The Heirloom Pumpkin Pie Pan

Pumpkin Pie in Heirloom Pie Plate | Black Girl Chef's Whites

  Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and as always I am trying to figure out how we got to the holiday season so quickly!  One would think I would realize once Halloween is over, the holidays are upon us. One would think. I recently wrote an article about the upcoming holidays on ZesterDaily.com. There […]