Peach Friands

I love the magic that is the stone-fruit of the Pacific North-West. As summer dawns upon us and the markets become laden with summer peaches I’m determined to use them in every way I can think of. Pudding, cakes, and even salads. I bought a rather large quantity of almond meal from Costco some weeks…

Brown Sugar Swiss Meringue Buttercream

The Aussie blogger, Not Quite Nigella¬†once commented that most people have a celebrity cook or chef who’s recipes never work for them. She remarked that Karen Martini’s recipe always flopped for her. For me, that cook was always Martha Stewart. Living in Australia I thought her recipes would be foolproof, her shows were staged in…