Tag: fruit dessert

Riesling Poached Pears

Riesling Poached Pears

Poached pears, or Poire à la Beaujolais, as they are known in French, are a classic dessert of the wine-growing region of Beaujolais. A simple and somewhat understated dish by today’s standards, but one I have loved for a long time. If you’re looking for a simple 

Summer Berry Sorbet

Summer Berry Sorbet

Despite my boys being back in school, technically, it’s still summer. This has always been strange thing for me to accept. In New York, school started after Labor Day.  Even after so many years living on the West Coast, that still seems “normal“. With August 

Gluten-Free Blackberry Oat Bars

Gluten-Free Blackberry Oat Bars

Gluten-free and vegan-friendly, these blackberry oat bars may just become your new favorite treat. Fresh blackberries are the feature in these tasty bars. Sweet, yet tart with great texture. Thankfully, fresh berries are available well into the cool Fall months and here in California even 

Strawberry Hand Pies

Strawberry Hand Pies

My thoughts on pies are no secret: I’m not a huge cooked fruit person, I say this yet I still enjoy a pie on occasion, especially a really good one.  This year, I decided to play around with an easy pie-like type of dessert—fruit hand