Agua de Valencia

This Cava cocktail, straight out of the Valencia region of Spain, showcases the fresh sweet oranges of the region and makes a terrific addition to any Sunday brunch.

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Caramelized Banana Tartlets with Chocolate Port Sauce

Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS ½ cup raw hazelnuts 1 tablespoon white sugar 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon melted butter 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 bananas, sliced in rounds about ½ inch thick 1 package puff pastry, thawed 4 ounces bittersweet dark chocolate, chopped ½ cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons light brown […]

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Makes 2 loaves INGREDIENTS 1½ cups milk 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast 1 cup warm water (110°F) 3 eggs ½ cup white sugar ½ cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup raisins 8 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons milk ¾ cup white sugar 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons butter, melted PREPARATION […]

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