Christmas Stollen with Marzipan and Rum Frangipane Filling

Christmas Stollen with Marzipan

The title of this post is a bit of a mouthful, I know. But I didn’t want you to think this was just any old stollen. First, I baked this stollen in honor of the Bon Appetit holiday bake-off and party, which I was super thrilled to be asked to participate in. Second, I think [...]

Buttermilk Shortcakes with Strawberry Sorbet and Vanilla Bean Creme Fraiche Sauce

Buttermilk Shortcakes with Stawberry Sorbet and Vanilla Bean Creme Fraiche Sauce

Whoa – two strawberry posts in a row! I should’ve planned this whole blogging thing out a little bit better. Because strawberries are so delightful and so in-season right now, I guess I don’t really care that I have two strawberry posts in a row. Really, I don’t. This is Thomas Keller’s recipe from the [...]

King Cake

King Cake for Mardi Gras

One of my closest friends is from New Orleans, and last year we made King Cake together to celebrate Mardi Gras. She has since moved to Seattle, but I miss her and thought that I’d make King Cake again this year, in honor of her and of New Orleans. King Cake is basically a type [...]

Jasmine Madeleines

Jasmine Madelines

I love cooking Thai food at home, so one of my favorite stores in New York City is Bangkok Mart, a small Thai food store in Chinatown. It has just about every Thai product you could ever need, and the staff is super friendly and always willing to answer questions.  My most recent discovery there: [...]

Meyer Lemon and Orange Flower Yogurt Cake

Pretty Meyer Lemons

I know, the title of this post is a little over-descriptive. But how could I leave out the three most critical components of this cake? (Actually, what I really wanted to name it was Meyer Lemon, Orange Flower Water, and Vanilla Bean Yogurt Cake…but that’s a bit of a mouthful.)  Meyer lemons are in season [...]

Antique Recipe: Sally Lunn

Sally Lunn

This recipe is part of a new series here on Brooklyn Farmhouse that showcases ye olde recipes from antique cookbooks. When I graduated culinary school, my husband bought me a boatload of antique cookbooks to add to my budding collection. The books range widely in age – from the turn of the (last) century to [...]

Butter Mochi

Koda Farms Sweet Rice Flour

I first learned of the deliciousness that is butter mochi while in Hawaii. I was driving around in the middle of nowhere by myself and I happened upon a little general store, which had basic convenience food, along with a couple of Hawaiian snacks, like poke (pronounced “poke-ee” or “poke-eh”, a mixture of chunks of [...]

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