Sue Devor – Gail’s honorary aunt – is an extraordinary baker. During Gail’s childhood, Sue would make her favourite decadent chocolate meringue cookies every Passover. Today, no Passover is complete in Gail’s home without them. These addictive cookies are a little crispy on the outside with a gooey, chewy chocolate centre.Read More
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A deeply satisfying chocolate cake without butter, eggs or milk. Use the best bittersweet chocolate you can find and read the ingredient list carefully to make sure it doesn't contain any milk solids.
Surround the brownies on this platter, which can be used to serve four or 44, with fruit and sauces in separate bowls. I like dulce de leche, chocolate sauce (recipe below) and a fruit purée (recipe below), usually strawberry. Choose three different types of ice cream and place them in chilled containers. Use berries too if they're available.Read More
This is not only a good example of a drop cookie, but it is also the definitive chocolate cookie - with chocolate in the dough and chocolate chunks distributed throughout the cookie. It is always first to go on a tray of mixed cookies.Read More
here's nothing more romantic than staying home for a special Valentine's Day dinner – especially if the kids aren't around. I developed this menu specifically for the non-cooking partner in the relationship. This is a surefire way to wow your sweetheart. The recipes are easy, as is the shopping.Read More
These moist, chocolaty squares have a welcome hit of raspberry for contrast. They freeze well and only take about 30 minutes to come back to room temperature, which makes them ideal for packing in lunchboxes.Read More
This is the definitive chocolate monster-chunk cookie, with chocolate in the dough and chocolate chunks distributed throughout, adapted to be gluten-free. It's an irresistible combination of chocolatey tastes and textures.Read More
I tested a modernist cuisine recipe for a dark chocolate mousse that was inspired by Hervé This and Heston Blumenthal of Fat Duck fame. I tried many ways to make a white chocolate mousse and it was always too liquidy, but adding more chocolate gives it the perfect consistency.Read More
In his travel guide/cookbook /restaurant guide, Serious Eats: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Delicious Food Wherever You Are, Ed Levine delves into everything from pizza ovens to chocolate chip cookies.
Here’s a Valentine’s Day dessert you won’t have to fight over: The warm cardamom-spiked sauce over icy berries will satisfy a white-chocolate lover, while the crunchy dark-chocolate almond bark is a cocoa-driven classic for the purist in your pair.Read More
A lemony cheesecake with a strawberry topping is the perfect end to a dinner. It also freezes well. Make the cheesecake a few days ahead but don’t top with the strawberries until a few hours before.Read More