'cocoa powder' on Serious Eats

Cardamom Lee's Cake

This is an icebox cake introduced to me by Lee Holtzman, a friend and food writer. It's an heirloom recipe of the Holztman family, one I've never heard of before or since, so I've adopted the name her family gave it. It's an icebox cake, a Northern European tiramisu: dry-ish cookies soaked in spirit-laden liquid, layered with whipped cream and chilled until the layers meld into a mellow, puffy cloud. More

Gluten-Free Tuesday: Brownies

Brownies, like most baked goods, seem to inspire lively debate. Cakey or fudgy? Iced or plain? With nuts or without? My feelings? As long as it's a brownie, please pass it to me! I love them all.* I even love the pale cousin of the brownie, the blondie. But today I want to talk about fudgy brownies. More

Red Velvet Cake Revisited

It seems that there is a lot of curiosity and/or confusion about red velvet cake and its origins. Though, as far I know, nobody has managed to verify the cake’s exact genesis, here is what I have pieced together from my own observations and research. More

More Posts