Herbed Garlic & Parmesan Monkey (Pull Apart) Rolls

by Caterina Borg, Good Food Gourmet on August 25, 2014

Herb, garlic and parmesan monkey (pull apart) bread rolls, www.goodfoodgourmet.comIn all the years that I have been writing about food, the most popular posts involve dough based items. Whether it’s a loaf of bread or a delicious old school donut, these items will almost always draw the most attention. For me, these items have always been my weakness and are difficult to stay away from or even minimize in my diet — yet I still find myself overindulging on some of my favorites without remorse.
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How About Some Stromboli

August 24, 2014
Stromboli, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

If you are someone who regularly follows my posts, then you know that my mantra when creating new items involves taking an existing recipe and tweaking it as necessary. I only have a handful of what I call core recipes that I then modify to create many different items.  After all, why re-create the wheel? […]

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Double Baked Almond Croissants

August 7, 2014
Double Baked Almond Croissants, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

When I was in France last year, I enjoyed one of the truest guilty pleasures that anyone could ever enjoy—almond croissants filled with a frangipane cream. They were always on our table for breakfast every morning along with other fresh pastries, yogurts, thinly sliced meats and fresh fruit. Some of the croissants had the almond […]

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Dark Chocolate Orange Stracciatella Semifreddo

August 3, 2014
Dark Chocolate Orange Stracciatella, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I’m always trying to find any excuse to make homemade ice cream. I always love to create new flavors using the semifreddo base I have come to depend on over the years. I tweak the recipe slightly to accommodate the flavor profile that I want to create and over the years, I have made many […]

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Raising The Bar On Banana Cream Pie

July 28, 2014
Chocolate Banana Cream Pie, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I love to create versatile dessert recipes that can be put together quickly for the family or slightly tweaked to follow a more elegant meal.  One that fits resoundingly well in this category is something you may not have considered – banana cream pie. You may be more familiar with this type of dessert in […]

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Chocolate Banana Cake With Burnt Caramel Rum Sauce

July 21, 2014
Chocolate Banana Cake with Burnt Caramel Rum Sauce, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I always have bananas on hand because they are one of those fruits that make a great snack and are so good for you. I’m ashamed to say that in the the summer time, most of them don’t get eaten because there are so many other wonderful fruits to choose from. So in these cases, […]

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A Queen’s Pudding

July 15, 2014

The English are known for their delicious puddings and their pudding cakes. I recently came across one called Queen’s Pudding, which consists of a baked custard that is topped with raspberry jam and meringue. I would consider this more of a bread pudding and not a custard in the traditional sense, because in most cases […]

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New York City Summer Fancy Food Show 2014 – Bigger And Better Than Ever

July 8, 2014
NYC Summer Fancy Food Show 2014

Attending the Summer Fancy Food Show is an event I look forward to every year for so many reasons. This mammoth, bi-coastal production takes place each year in 2 locations — a winter event in San Francisco and a summer show in New York City. It skillfully brings together companies from around the world who […]

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Thin Crust Pizza, Perfect For A Warm Summer Night

June 18, 2014
Thin crust pizza, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

I don’t know of anyone who just doesn’t love a good pizza. Whether it’s a thick crust or a thin one, pizza is a treat you should enjoy at least once a week. I’m the kind of person that likes both types of crusts and sometimes even a deep dish. I enjoy and in fact […]

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Soft Serve Chocolate Custard Ice Cream

June 16, 2014
Soft Serve Chocolate Custard Ice Cream, www.goodfoodgourmet.com

For those of you who follow my blog and posts, you may already know that I do not own an ice cream maker. The reason? It’s just not necessary to make really delicious homemade ice cream. I have made many different flavors of a rich ice cream called semifreddo without the use of an ice […]

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Heavenly Chocolate Stones

June 11, 2014
hemelse stenen dusted with cocoa powder, finished in a pile www.goodfoodgourmet.com

As a food blogger, I’m always looking for great ways to promote the site and connect with other like-minded people who love food as much as I do. Social media networks, like Facebook, are great in helping to accomplish this task.   One of the people I met a few years ago is wonderfully talented […]

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