Sweet and Savory Pancakes with Olio Nuovo, Honey, and Pistachios

  By Amelia Saltsman | Photos by Judy Doherty These easy-to-make cheese pancakes are delicious for brunch, lunch, supper, or dessert any time of the year. Made with a mixture of fresh and aged cheeses and topped with salty pistachios, honey, and good olive oil, they sparkle with contrasting flavors, colors, and textures. When prepared…

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Afternoon Tea with Figs

Recipes and photos by Judy Doherty     Fig trees grow like weeds in the Bay Area, so you may have your own harvest of fresh figs right now (provided you can get to them before the birds and squirrels do). Our local farmers will be busy harvesting mission, brown turkey, kadota, Sierra, tiger, and…

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Mixed Berry Dessert Pizza

  From Pizzapaloosa  Recipe, photo, and video by Judy Doherty Makes 1 pizza Handmade pie dough for a single-crust pie (see recipe below) ½ cup lemon curd 1 cup halved strawberries ½ cup raspberries ½ cup blackberries 2–4 tablespoons raspberry jam Sprig of mint Dusting of confectioner’s sugar Whipped cream for garnish Preheat oven to…

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Chocolate Candied-Orange Biscotti

  From Ode to an Orange Peel: a story about how Chef Siew-Chinn Chin makes and uses citrus peels in her kitchen. Makes about 3 dozen 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup sugar ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons…

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