Almond Cream

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 stick unsalted butter, softened ½ cup honey 1 cup ground almonds 2 eggs ½ cup heavy cream Vanilla bean scraped, seeds reserved Directions Mix together in a large bowl the butter, honey, almonds, vanilla seeds, eggs and cream until smooth. Use in tarts that are baked for about 10 minutes […]

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Baked Gnocchi with Butternut Squash & Bacon in a Sage Cream Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound Potato Gnocchi, cooked (recipe follows) 1½ cups butternut squash, roasted, peeled and cubed small 3 slices bacon, fried and crumbled 1 cup purple or Tuscan kale, chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh sage, chopped fine ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup parmesan cheese, finely grated 3 tablespoons butter, cubed Salt Pepper […]

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Basic Buttercream

INGREDIENTS 4½ cups sugar 2½ cups egg whites 3 pounds butter DIRECTIONS Place a medium sized sauce pan over medium heat, add 2 cups water and bring to a simmer. In large heatproof bowl add sugar and whites, blend. Place bowl over water and continually stir with whisk until temperature is 145°F to 155°F. Take […]

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Basil Peppered Strawberries with Crème Fraiche

Let stand for about 30 minutes and serve chilled over crème fraiche or at room temperature over crème fraiche.

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Blackberry-Basil Buckwheat Flax Crepes with Basil Sweet Cream

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 cups blackberries ½ cup turbinado sugar ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped 2 cups 2% milk 1 tablespoon sugar in the raw 1 teaspoon sea salt 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted ½ cup buckwheat flour ¾ cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon golden flaxseeds 3 eggs Basil Sweet Cream (recipe follows) DIRECTIONS […]

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Blueberry Vanilla Cream Yogurt Pops

Makes 6-9 popsicles Ingredients 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup cream 1 cup vanilla yogurt ½ cup honey Directions Blend up all the ingredients and pour into popsicle molds and place in the freezer for at least 6 hours. If you do not have popsicle molds pour into wax paper cups and freeze for about […]

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Caramelized Apple Buckwheat Crepes with Light Rosemary Cream

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For the crepes 2 cups 2% milk 1 tablespoon sugar in the raw 1 teaspoon sea salt 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted ½ cup buckwheat flour ¾ cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon golden flaxseeds 3 eggs DIRECTIONS Whisk together all ingredients until a smooth batter is formed. Batter will be much […]

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Cardamom-scented Rice Cream with Saffron Drizzle (Firni)

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 5 cups cold water ¼ cup raw basmati rice 4 cups half-and-half ¾ cups sugar 6 whole cardamom pods, seeds removed and ground (or 1⁄3 teaspoon ground cardamom) ½ teaspoon saffron threads 2 tablespoons heavy cream DIRECTIONS Combine the water and rice in a large bowl, and let the rice soak overnight. […]

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Carrot & Ginger Cream Cheese Ice Cream Baby Ice Cream Sandwiches

Makes 20 sandwiches Ingredients 2 large carrots 1 cup ginger Cream Cheese Ice Cream (recipe follows) Directions Take the top parts of the carrots and slice them in rounds thin but not paper thin, at least 1 inch wide. Arrange 10 slices of carrots on a lined baking sheet. Place a small spoon full of […]

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Chicken Biriyani with Cream and Garam Masala

Serves 6 to 8 INGREDIENTS 10 cups water 2 cups basmati rice 1 recipe Braised Chicken in White Sauce with Garam Masala DIRECTIONS Bring the water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add the rice, and stir gently so that it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan. Return to a boil, turn […]

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Chocolate Ganache

INGREDIENTS 1 pound semisweet chocolate 4 cups heavy cream DIRECTIONS Place the chocolate into a medium bowl. Heat the cream in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Bring just to a boil, watching very carefully because if it boils for a few seconds, it will boil out of the pot. When the cream has […]

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Creamy Cauliflower & Spinach Soup

Serves 10 to 12 INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter 2 tablespoons canola oil or extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground peppercorns 1 medium red onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, peeled 1 large or 2 small heads cauliflowers, cut into florets (about […]

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Dried Cherry Almond Cream Filling

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon almond paste 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ cup dried cherries, chopped ½ cup roasted almonds, chopped fine Pinch of salt 1 egg white, for brushing tops of pop tarts 2 tablespoons soy or rice milk (vegan option), for brushing of pop tarts Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small […]

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Eugene Sausage Pasta

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS Olive oil 6-8 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon dried fennel seeds 1-2 teaspoons dried red chili flakes 1 pound spicy Italian sausage 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped fine (flat leaf) 2 teaspoons salt 1 small can tomato sauce, 6 ounces 1 cup black olives, pitted and sliced 1 cup heavy whipping […]

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Fresh Strawberry Mint Ice Cream with Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Makes ½ gallon of ice cream Ingredients 2 cups whole milk 2 cups heavy cream 10 egg yolks 1 cup sugar plus ¼ cup sugar 1/4 cup water 8 cups strawberries (chopped, with tops removed) 1 cup chopped mint Strawberries and mint for garnish Chocolate, melted Fresh strawberries, stems in tact Directions Make simple syrup […]

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Gianduja Buttercream

Makes about 1 cup buttercream Ingredients 125 grams (4½ ounces or 1 stick + 1 tablespoon) unsalted butter, softened 70 grams (2½ ounces or 5 tablespoons) granulted sugar 3 egg yolks at room temperature 2 ounces gianduja Directions Melt the gianduja along with 2 tablespoons water in a double boiler. Set aside to cook to […]

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Heavy Cream Mousse

Herbal mousse allows for new creativity in your cooking without adding extra fat. Together, the zesty flavor of the herbs and the creamy texture of the mousse can make your meal decadent without any complicated cooking.

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Honey & Herbed Ricotta

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 ¼ cup fresh ricotta ¼ cup honey 1 /2 cup of chopped herbs of choice Directions Mix together all ingredients until smooth and mixed.

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Lemon Cake with Mint Honey Cream

Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS For cake batter 4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 tablespoons freshly grated lemon zest 1 cup plain yogurt 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 2¼ cups sugar 5 eggs For mint honey […]

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Lemon Curd

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon corn starch ½ cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar 3 large eggs, beaten Pinch of salt Directions Whisk together all ingredients in a medium sauce pan and bring to a medium low heat, whisking slowly until mixture is thick. Allow to cool and refrigerate.

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Molten Chocolate Cake with Cardamom Cream

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS ½ cup butter 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped (baking squares are best) ¼ cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs 2 egg yolks ¼ cup sugar DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease 8 6-ounce ramekins with a generous amount of butter, and sprinkle with sugar. Over a […]

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Pork Loin and Potatoes with Rosemary, Leeks & Cream

Serves 1-2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 servings pork loin Salt Pepper ¼ medium yellow onion, chopped medium 1 Yukon Gold potato, chopped 1 small leek, sliced 1 tablespoon butter 3 tablespoons cream 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped fine DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400°F. Season the pork loin with salt and pepper. On a large heavy duty piece […]

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Pork Loin And Potatoes With Rosemary, Leeks & Cream

Serves 1-2 INGREDIENTS 1-2 servings pork loin, sliced ¼ medium yellow onion, chopped fine 1 Yukon potato, chopped 1 leek, chopped 3 tablespoons cream Several sprigs rosemary PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400ËšF. Place sliced pork loin on prepared foil. Top with onion, potato, leek, cream, and top with several sprigs of rosemary. Wrap and bake […]

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Pumpkin Buttercream

Makes about 2 cups (enough for about 4 dozen macarons) Ingredients 2 large egg whites 2⁄3 Pinch salt 6½ ounces (13 tablespoons) unsalted butter, slightly cooler than room temperature, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup canned pumpkin puree (at room temperature) ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg Large pinch […]

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Pumpkin Gnocchi with Apples, Chicken & Sage in a Maple Cream Sauce

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Gnocchi 2 cups (16 ounces) pumpkin, cut in quarters, seeded and roasted 2¾ cups all purpose flour 1 egg Salt White pepper 1 tablespoon nutmeg, freshly grated Sauce ½ cup butter 1 tablespoon pumpkin oil 1 medium shallot 1 chicken breast, cut into thin strips 1 medium tart apple, cored and cut […]

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Roasted Pears with Sweet Maple Cream

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 ripe pears, cut in half lengthwise, seeded 2 tablespoons unsalted butter ½ cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons brown sugar ¼ cup fresh thyme sprigs Salt For yogurt cream: 1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup plain Greek yogurt, 2% Salt PREPARATION […]

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Sausage Parsley Fennel Meatballs with Tomato Cream Sauce

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the Meatballs 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, ground 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon red chili flakes ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped fine 2 tablespoons milk Olive oil For the Tomato Cream Sauce 1 (12-ounce) can plain tomato sauce 1 (12-ounce) container heavy whipping cream PREPARATION […]

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Scones (Traditional cream scones)

Bake for 12-18 minutes until they are lightly browned and the tops are slightly cracked.

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Seafood Fusilli and Creamy Lobster Sauce with Shaved Fennel and Lemon Salad

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound pasta dough, cooked For lobster sauce 2 tablespoons butter 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped fine 1 cup white wine 2 lobster bodies, cut in half vertically (Your fishmonger should be able to provide you with lobster bodies at no charge) 2 cups heavy cream 6 to 8 […]

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Seafood Spaghetti with Herbed Lemon Cream Sauce

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons butter, plus 1 additional tablespoon of butter 5 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 shallots, chopped fine 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon chili flakes 3 squid bodies (calamari) cleaned and sliced into thin rings ½ pound shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed ½ pound baby scallops 2 teaspoons […]

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September Roasted Plums with Rosemary Cream

A simple decadent dessert, quick to make and hard to forget, using tasty sweet fall plums.

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Strawberry Creamsicles

Makes 6-9 popsicles Ingredients 1 pint fresh strawberries, stems removed and chopped 1⁄3 cup honey 1⁄3 cup water 4 egg yolks 1 cup cream 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon orange zest 1⁄3 cup fresh orange juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a medium sauce pan place the strawberries, honey and water and bring to […]

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Sweet Ricotta Gnocchi with Dates, Walnuts & Honey Cream

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound ricotta, drained overnight 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 pinch of cinnamon 1 cup flour ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup milk ½ cup honey ½ teaspoon vanilla ½ cup dates, chopped ½ cup walnuts, chopped Cinnamon, freshly grated Directions In a medium mixing bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients […]

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Tarragon Ginger Sweet Cream

Makes 1 cup Ingredients ¼ cup fresh tarragon leaves 1 teaspoon ginger, grated ½ cup heavy cream 1-2 tablespoons sugar Directions In a blender or with a hand held food processor, blend all ingredients until smooth.

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Tarragon Red & Gold Beet Latkes with Tarragon Horseradish Cream

Here are a few of our favorite latke recipes with a modern herbal twist. Each recipe is uniquely herbalized and is accompanied by its own unique serving sauce. We have latkes for all palette types and occasions, including sweet, savory, robust and fresh, and light. All of these recipes will create a new modern symbol of celebration for your Hanukah traditions.

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