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 […]

Best Summer Twist on Peaches

Peaches and nectarines are my two favorite fruit about this time of year. Usually I’m not even able to get them into a bowl after their washing as I eat them dripping juice over the sink. But should you manage to think summertime dessert this Sicilian-inspired peach rendition is wonderful. This rich creamy sauce for […]

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