Suzi's Blog

Butter + Cinnamon + Sugar = Cake from Baking Style by Lisa Yockelson

    This is the third recipe Suzi and I tried from the wonderful Baking Style by Lisa Yockelson. Lisa loves intense flavors and she’s fond of cake for breakfast. Pie, too, I suspect. For breakfast, I find a chocolate cake a bit intense. But, cinnamon is lovely. We eat cinnamon rolls so why not…

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Gingerbread in Our Jenn-Air Steam Oven

  Our cooking school Cooking by the Book in Tribeca has a brand new kitchen. Our suite of appliances is now provided by Jenn-Air and we could not be happier with the look, utility and the taste from these ultra-modern appliances. With touch screen technology and embedded recipes and guidance, these appliances make cooking easier…

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Recipe Redux: Chocolate Fudge Brownies from Brownies Blondies and Other Traybakes from Ryland Peters & Small

        Last month I post this brownie using the third picture from the top here, the picture from the book. Well, I could not let that recipe go uneaten. So the top two pictures are mine. We made, we ate, we ate more, we photographed, we ate still more, and now I…

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Quince Tatin with Cinnamon Cream from Sirocco by Sabrina Ghayour

Quinces are related to apples and pears, albeit distantly. It’s an Asian fruit grown mostly in Turkey and China. Very little is grown in the Western Hemisphere and the closest to us is Mexico. Quince trees are modestly high and most often appear in mixed orchards with other fruit trees. Some quince can be eaten…

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