Chocolate and Vanilla

Chocolate-Almond Upside-Down Cake
March 16th, 2008

Who says upside-down cake has to be a vanilla cake with pineapple rings and maraschino cherries? This chocolate cake with … Continue reading

Vita’s Ricotta Doughnuts
March 16th, 2008

My Sicilian-American mother-in-law, Vita Seidita, taught me how to make these tender-on-the-inside, crisp-on-the-outside doughnuts, which she often made for her … Continue reading

Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Strawberry Mash
March 16th, 2008

My husband Jimmy stops reading the dessert menu when he reaches panna cotta, a creamy, easily-made custard sometimes flecked with … Continue reading