Apricot Baklava

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup walnuts, chopped fine 1 cup apricots, chopped fine ½ cup sugar 2 teaspoon freshly grated cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla 2 cups apricot syrup (recipe follows) 1 package whole-wheat Phyllo pastry (white can be substituted) 1 stick butter, unsalted and melted Directions Pre-heat oven to 350°F. In a mixing bowl, mix […]

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Apricot Plout Almond Tart

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 1 stick unsalted butter, softened ½ cup honey 1 cup ground almonds 2 eggs ½ cup heavy cream Vanilla been scraped, seeds reserved 10 apricots, pitted and halved 8 plouts, pitted and halved 2 sheets of puff pastry, white or whole wheat Apricot syrup Directions Pre-heat oven to 375°F. Mix together in […]

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Polenta Cake with Summer Stone Fruit

INGREDIENTS 1½ cup (6 ounces) all purpose flour ¼ cup yellow cornmeal 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 6 tablespoons butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ cup buttermilk PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350ËšF. Combine dry ingredients. Cream butter, […]

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Red Basil White Stone Fruit Sangria

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 1 cup red basil peach syrup (recipe follows) 2 bottles white wine, sauvignon blanc or chenin blanc or white table wine 1 cup Cointreau 1 peach, sliced 1 apricot, sliced 1 plum, sliced 1 nectarine, sliced ¼ cup raspberries 2 cups soda water Directions Combine the red basil peach syrup, wine, and […]

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Roasted Stone Fruit with Herbed Meringue

Makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS 6 each apricots, plums, and peaches, cut in half 2 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt Herbed meringue, recipe below Demerara sugar (optional) PREPARATION Preheat oven to 425Ëš. Toss stone fruit with sugar and salt, and roast for 5 minutes. Reduce oven to 200Ëš. Once oven temperature has reduced, spoon rosemary meringue […]

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Rustic Rye Apricot & Cherry Gallette

Makes 1-2 inch gallette Ingredients 1 cup dark rye flour 1 cup flour 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1½ sticks unsalted butter, cold and cubed 1 tablespoon apricot puree 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 cup ice water 10 apricots, sliced 1 cup cherries, pitted and halved ½ cup raw suconat sugar 2 […]

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Sweet Potatoes, Chickpeas & Apricots with Couscous

Serves 6 Ingredients Olive oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped 2 yellow onions, chopped 1 cinnamon stick broken into a few pieces Salt 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 1 tablespoon ross al hanout traditional or modern recipe 2 cups chickpeas, cooked 1 cup tomatoes, chopped […]

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Tarragon Apricot Bubbly & Blueberry Tarragon Bubbly

Makes several bubbly drinks Ingredients ½ cup fresh blueberries (smashed) or fresh apricots (chopped) 3 tablespoons fresh tarragon leaves ½ cup raw or unprocessed sugar ½ cup water Cava, champagne or prosecco Blueberries for garnish Directions In a medium saucepan combine the apricots or blueberries, tarragon, sugar and water and bring to a boil. Reduce […]

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