Rhubarb and Passion Fruit Curds

by Shoshana on June 11, 2015 · 4 comments

There is nothing that captures the wonderful flavor of fresh fruit quite like homemade fruit curds. The intense flavor, the slight tang, and of course the creamy goodness, all make the flavors of the fruit pop. I love to keep assorted curds on hand in my refrigerator and freezer because the possibilities for them are […]



For years I said that meringue desserts were not for me. I thought they were no more than sweetened air, and I would always pick something else (like chocolate mousse) if I had a choice. Well it turns out I was wrong. Meringue desserts can be utterly delightful. Their simplicity makes them the perfect vehicle for […]


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Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Tart

by Shoshana on March 18, 2013 · 16 comments

One of my favorite flavor combinations is raspberry and chocolate. The sweet/tart quality of the raspberry perfectly cuts through richness of the chocolate making for a wonderfully balanced dessert. This is especially important with parve baking. It is easy to make intensely rich parve desserts but it is a bit more difficult to make desserts […]



Raspberry Curd

by Shoshana on May 31, 2009 · 0 comments

Often when I have an idea for a dessert in my head it takes over and occupies my mind until I have an opportunity to try it. Then, even if it doesn’t work out as planned, I can let it go until the next idea comes along and drags me into the kitchen. That is […]



Strawberry-Rhubarb cupcakes, revisited

by Shoshana on August 24, 2008 · 1 comment

Since my shabbat dessert plans fell through (see previous post) and I needed to come up with something that could be made quickly I decided that this would be a good opportunity to revisit the strawberry-rhubarb cupcakes I had made earlier this summer. I had liked the original version, but the cupcakes did not have […]


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