Pancakes and Souffles

Almond Ricotta Cake

Almond Ricotta Cake

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  Much of the baking my grandmother did (usually biscotti) included almonds in some way. The almond tree was brought to Sicily by the ancient Greeks, who considered it to…

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

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  Lemon ricotta pancakes have a fluffy, luscious creaminess and are an excellent alternative to your every-day pancakes. This elegant replacement to the morning meal will turn an ordinary breakfast…

Griddle Cakes

  The only thing Italian about this recipe is the story that goes with it. My son, Joe, and I were in Brindisi, Italy, on a volunteer-working-vacation. This was our…

Pecan Pie French Toast

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  Mother’s Day Brunch, held in the historic ballroom of the Bourbon Orleans, live jazz and amazing food was a delectable triple treat. The Bourbon Orleans, my favorite hotel in the…

Mini Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes

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  Sometimes I just want a little something sweet! Have you ever made a batch of pancakes on Sunday morning (or any morning) and had a little batter leftover? So,…

Lemon Souffle

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  Souffle’s may be sweet or savory, simple or complicated. I rarely do anything complicated any more so this lemon souffle is simply delicious. The word souffle is taken from…

Bananas Foster Pancakes

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  The famous French Creole flambeed dessert, Bananas Foster, was my inspiration for this breakfast treat. Chef Paul Blange created the dessert which includes rum and is served over ice-cream,…

Mascarpone Souffle

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  An indescribably delicious, light and slightly sweet souffle. I love making this dish when I have overnight guests because everything can be prepared the night before. You can use…
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