Amelanchier, a native plant of North America, are found in all the states except Hawaii. There are 20 species of this lovely small tree, also know as Serviceberries, Juneberry, Shagbush, Sarvisberry, shadblow and Saskatoon. The berries usually become ripe in June and they are a favorite of birds… Here is a delicious and easy Serviceberry and Poppy Seed Cake recipe.
Strawberry sorbet with Grand Marnier
Until the season is over, I’ll be eating strawberries every day – straight out of the box. But now and then a dessert is in order, especially if friends are coming over for dinner. How about a sublime sorbet?
Blood orange parfait with Meyer lemon syrup
Blood oranges, Valencia oranges, 0% Greek yogurt and Meyer lemons… That’s it! I’ll make a parfait and drizzle the whole thing with a yummy Meyer lemon syrup – a quick recipe for sure, totally scrumptious, fresh, low calorie and so beautiful to look at!
Butternut squash–apple cake with ginger streusel
Ever since I was a little girl, I loved baking cakes. In fact, my very first cooking memory was of baking my very own birthday cake — for my sixth birthday! (Of course my grandmother helped a bit…) Nowadays, I do not bake as often as I would like. The […]