Toad in the Hole

Legend has it that the name Toad-in-the-Hole originates from the town of Alnmouth in Northumberland, U.K., where the local golf course was overrun with Natterjack toads. The chef at the local hotel devised a dish…Continue Reading

Cherry Clafoutis

Clafoutis is more difficult to pronounce than it is to make. It is an elegant breakfast offering, but also makes a good dessert or afternoon snack. The first time I ever tasted it was at…Continue Reading

Italian Cornetti

This Italian cousin of the French croissant is a little sweeter and has a slightly different texture. Cornetti can be made with butter or lard (yes lard!), but the combination of the two gives them…Continue Reading