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CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES – COOKEESSS!

Go to Recipe Go to Video Coookeessss!  This is the way a French person pronounces “cookies” and when they say this, there is only one variety they are referring to: the chocolate chip cookie.  An American import, it has invaded the patisserie, boulangerie, home-cook’s kitchen here in France. On the Palate of the Taster And …

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A Radish for Now – A Radish for All Seasons

Go to Recipe Go to Video Flamboyant Vegetable The modest yet flamboyant radish, that little harbinger of spring, has a most distinguished history.  The people of the Levant – Turkey to Ethiopia – were the first to enjoy their crisp texture and sometimes spicy flavor.  The radish travelled to Europe through the Mediterranean basin to …

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How to Make Italian Biscotti

Go to Recipe Go to Video BISCOTTI BONGIORNO!  THE GREAT DUNKING COOKIE Biscotti …the very words speak of gondolas, rolling Tuscan hillsides, an elegant glass of Vin Santo, a waft of freshly made espresso. It isn’t Google; It’s the Italian Baker Biscotti are the cookies of Italy, the stuff of dreams, the perfect sweet everything. …

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