Finding California Meyer lemons in Vancouver in the dead of winter calls for a celebration: the kind that involves a spatula dancing around the pot to make curd. This silky smooth concoction is something I could eat by the spoonful, like Nutella. If one can resist eating the bowl clean, I would highly recommend that you lay it on a bed of shortbread and bake into luscious zesty and buttery bites. The curd can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator or freezer. And you can use regular lemons that are readily available.
Oh, boy. There are no excuses. I didn’t have time. The holidays just crept up on me and I didn’t even get a chance to do my annual holiday mail signup! I’ll set up a New Year’s one — that’s the plan. :) What little extra time I have, here it is…in Vegas before my […]
And I’m back for more #GreatHallowTweet. BOO!!! Do check out my fellow ghoulish frighteners in crime on the left sidebar (look for the pumpkin!). Get some inspiration from them this Halloween season — trust me, they have lots of wonderful stuff for you! As for today here at Gourmeted, I bring you: Mummified Sweet Potatoes! […]
Up until we moved from Manila, the Halloween holidays were spent going to cemeteries to visit our loved ones who passed away. We begin this cemetery-hopping with family from All Saints Day through All Souls Day. They weren’t ever about parties or making ghoulish treats, which would seem inappropriate when you’re visiting your loved ones’ […]
This cake is dreamy: soft, fluffy, buttery, lemon-y and it melts in your mouth. It is amazing on its own, but the lemon syrup gives it an extra kick and fresh citrus aroma.
These are the most addictive white chocolate cookies I’ve ever encountered. They’re chewy, crunchy and chunky, a luscious combination of smooth chocolate, fine oatmeal, and chopped almonds. I suggest you use the best white chocolate you can find – it will be worth it, I promise
These spicy treats will fill your home with the scent of the holidays. Add an extra tablespoon (or half) of grated fresh ginger for extra zing. If you like gingersnaps that are crispy on the edges and chewy at the center, here’s your perfect match.
An American classic (also called African coffee cake, bubbleloaf, golden crown, and pinch-me cake), this sweet pull-apart bread is like cinnamon rolls in bite size form, but with more cinnamon and sugar caramel with every bite. The homemade dough takes about two 1-hour rising times, but it will be worth the wait. You will be rewarded with gooey, sticky, soft bread after baking in the oven.
Here in Vancouver, we are quickly shifting into summer and it is getting HOT. I don’t know if it’s because of this that I am suddenly lethargic, but this has to stop soon because I have a lot of things to do! That includes our newsletter (which is looking more like June would be the […]