Suzi's Blog

Pistachio and Lemon Cake from World Class Cakes

From the back of the book, you learn that Roger Pizey is a renowned baker and patissier. His experiences in Great Britain, in top restaurants and television food shows, have given him eminent skills. But as you turn the pages of World Class Cakes, his latest book, none of that matters. All that you will…

Read More »

Holiday Honey Dessert: Aunt Sassy Cake with Honey Vanilla Buttercream

This week has featured honey-based recipes for the coming spring holidays. Here’s a dessert for you, a cake I blogged about before, and a cake I could blog about every day. This is my favorite non-chocolate dessert. Yes, I do eat such delicacies. And this cake is help trigger the transition. It’s a beautiful to…

Read More »

Aunt Sassy Cake: Pistachio Heaven from Baked

It looked good. I was standing at the counter of Baked in Red Hook, and it really looked good. Suzen was not with me. She was on a plane to Las Vegas. I was free to get whatever I wanted. What happens in Baked, stays in Baked. “What is it?” I asked. “Pistachio Surprise.” I…

Read More »