Apricots, Nectarines, Peaches Make “Moon of the Faithful” Syrup for Crêpes

This Sicilian sweet syrup is part of what is known folklorically as being part of cucina arabo-sicula, the cooking influenced by the long ago Arab presence in Sicily.  In some Muslim countries, the apricot is known as the “moon of the faithful.”  The apricot belongs in the same family as the peach and nectarine, all […]

Peaches Arrive For Our June Desserts

Local peaches and nectarines, two of my favorite fruit, arrived at many farmers markets in the past couple of weeks and they will be at their peak of season for the next few months.  I’m lucky I can even get a peach prepared for a dessert as I tend to eat them while bent over […]

The Best Crêpes in the World and Fast

The Italians would call them crispelle, but by any name these sweet crêpes are my favorite fast dessert with luscious tastes.  Top them with a sprinkling of confectioner’s sugar or cinnamon if desired.  In the photo they are garnished with mulberries. Raspberry Crêpes   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time […]

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