On a beautiful day in late September my husband and I decided to take a little road trip to the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Although we very much needed a break from our relentlessly hectic schedules, the truth is that I had an ulterior motive: I wanted […]
My feature for Vegetarian Times: 5 spices to roast whole and crush to order
Viviane Bauquet Farre’s feature for Vegetarian Times (September 2010 issue): A finer grind – the five best spices to roast whole and crush to order. How to roast and grind your own spices, and five delicious recipes using whole spices.
A dinner in honor of celebrated winemaker Randall Grahm
A special dinner to celebrate Randall Grahm, the self-proclaimed “founder, winemaker, terroirist-vinarchist and prez-for-life” of Bonny Doon Vineyard.
Sweet Talk: Five delicious holiday desserts
Viviane Bauquet Farre creates five holiday desserts for the Rockland Magazine feature, “Sweet Talk”. Each dessert features a recipe and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. They include a Chocolate layer-mousse cake with cognac, a Pumpkin crème brûlée, a Chestnut cake with pan-roasted pears, a Raspberry-Champagne fizz, and Herb-infused honeys and Sienese almond cookies that make the perfect holiday gifts from your kitchen.