Desserts Inspired by the Seasons
       
     
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 A peach prosecco jello is the foundation to layers of ginger oil infused almond dacquoise, creme anglaise, peaches and cherries.
       
     
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 The first of spring: azaleas and... 
       
     
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 This dessert is not only inspired by the spring, it's the dessert featured in one of my favorite films by Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel.
       
     
Courtesan au Chocolate
       
     
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 The starkness of stone in winter provided the perfect backdrop to this seasonal cranberry inspired dessert.
       
     
Chocolate cranberry vegan cheesecake
       
     
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Mid Winter
       
     
Three layer cake: sweet potato, chocolate, cinamon
       
     
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Fall
       
     
 Pear, cardamon cake with cardamon bitters whip cream center and a caramel sauce.
       
     
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Desserts Inspired by the Seasons
       
     
Desserts Inspired by the Seasons

A summer trifle, layered like the stone strewn sand, sea, shore and sky.

 With cherries on top!
       
     

With cherries on top!

 A peach prosecco jello is the foundation to layers of ginger oil infused almond dacquoise, creme anglaise, peaches and cherries.
       
     

A peach prosecco jello is the foundation to layers of ginger oil infused almond dacquoise, creme anglaise, peaches and cherries.

 Cheers!
       
     

Cheers!

 The first of spring: azaleas and... 
       
     

The first of spring: azaleas and... 

Rhubarb Frangipane Tart
       
     
Rhubarb Frangipane Tart

Rhubarb is another of spring's firsts. The tangy fruit pairs beautifully with the rich nutty, frangipane which is improvised with anise flavor from my Greek father-in-law's always on hand Ouzo.

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 This dessert is not only inspired by the spring, it's the dessert featured in one of my favorite films by Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel.
       
     

This dessert is not only inspired by the spring, it's the dessert featured in one of my favorite films by Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Courtesan au Chocolate
       
     
Courtesan au Chocolate

Puff pastry filled with chocolate custard, and covered with vegetable dyed, cardamon and almond bitters glaze.

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 The starkness of stone in winter provided the perfect backdrop to this seasonal cranberry inspired dessert.
       
     

The starkness of stone in winter provided the perfect backdrop to this seasonal cranberry inspired dessert.

Chocolate cranberry vegan cheesecake
       
     
Chocolate cranberry vegan cheesecake

Chocolate vegan cheesecake, with a date, pistachio walnut crust and orange sugar sweetened raw cranberries.

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Mid Winter
       
     
Mid Winter

 Citrus Season!

Three layer cake: sweet potato, chocolate, cinamon
       
     
Three layer cake: sweet potato, chocolate, cinamon

Sweet potato cake layered with chocolate cinnamon cake and a cream cheese Cointreau frosting. Covered with dried oranges, of course. 

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Fall
       
     
Fall
 Pear, cardamon cake with cardamon bitters whip cream center and a caramel sauce.
       
     

Pear, cardamon cake with cardamon bitters whip cream center and a caramel sauce.

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