Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis  For the Cherries: 3 cups cherries 3 tablespoons kirsch liqueur 2 tablespoons sugar For the Custard Base: 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon turbinado cane sugar 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4…

Vanilla, a Legendary Flavor

By cocoparisienne at Pixabay According to old legends told by the indigenous Totonac “Jaguar” people of Mexico, in a time before vanilla was cultivated, there lived the beautiful princess Tzacopontziza of the Totonocopan kingdom. One day, a young prince by the name of Zkatan-Oxga saw her picking flowers for a temple offering, and overcome with passion, he whisked…

15 Gifts For The Chef or Foodie In Your Life

What do you get the professional chef in your life who already has everything? Or the exceptional foodie/at-home chef that has it all?! We went straight to the source and spoke to Chefs about gifts they’ll love and actually use! SMOKING GUN INFUSER This smoking gun handheld food smoker infuses foods and drinks with natural…

50 THINGS THEY NEVER TOLD YOU ABOUT BEING A CHEF

People choose to be a chef for many different reasons but there’s no denying that many people enter the profession without any real understanding of what it entails. Working in a kitchen is no easy job, with many hours spent learning hundreds of techniques and lots of time spent directly in the heat of the…