Archive for Tag: Cannelle et Vanille

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November 21, 2013

Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Ice Cream

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes
We cannot believe how Thanksgiving {our favorite holiday!} just crept up on us this year! If you are looking for a little  inspiration, feel free to look here. In the meantime, our dear friend Aran of Cannelle-Vanille is here today to share her roasted pumpkin ice cream recipe. Who says ice cream is just for the warmer months? This lovely recipe is from Aran’s book, Small Plates & Sweet Treats.We’ve talked about Aran here, but…
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July 31, 2013

A Fizzy Drink that You’ll Devour: Sour Cherriade Recipe

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Recipes
Just yesterday, the First Department of the Appellate Division of NY unanimously ruled against Mayor Bloomberg’s Soda Ban by upholding a former NY Supreme Court ruling. All this soda talk got us thinking about soda in our office, especially since I’m a recovering Diet Coke drinker. I pulled out Andrew Schloss’ Homemade Soda book from my cookbook collection. This book has homemade soda recipes, often incorporating fresh fruits and herbs. I found a Sour Cherry…
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September 26, 2012

Sweet Origins: Bundt, I Love You!

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Sweet Origins
1) Zebra Bundt Cake 2) Root Beer Chocolate Bundt Cake 3) Banana Bundt Cake 4) Pear, Hazelnut and Brown Butter Mini Bundt Cakes 5) Mini Meyer Lemon Bundt Cake Whether in its original size, a mini version, or painted with chocolate stripes like the Zebra cake above, the cake with folds on the side and a volcano-like hole in the middle known as the Bundt cake is making a BIG comeback! The Bundt cake was…
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August 01, 2012

Cookbook Covet List {Fall Books}

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Recipes
It’s a rainy day in NYC and the weather feels almost fall-like {you know those days when you just want to stay inside with a sweater?} so I thought I’d share some of the fall books that I’m craving to add to my cookbook shelf.  Believe it or not, I have over 300 cookbooks in my collection. You’d think I’d just rely on the web for browsing recipes at this point, but I never tire…
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September 02, 2011

Sweet Summer Dessert Round Up

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest
Photo Credit:  Eleni’s NY Labor Day is the “unofficial” end of Summer in the states. It also means that the US Open is in full swing at Arthur Ashe Stadium and football season is about to start (Go Jets)! I can already feel the chill in the air. We are definitely summer people in the Amy Atlas office.  So today, we are going to do a round up of some of our favorite summer treats.  …
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July 14, 2011

Happy Bastille Day & Sweet Origins: Macarons!

By: Amy Atlas, in Sweet Origins
Happy Bastille Day! Today is French National Day, a commemoration of the storming of the Bastille in 1789. Festivities include fireworks over the Eiffel Tower, a parade down the Champs Elysees and a picnic of 10,000 people dressed in white at Versailles. We say, where there’s a party in France, there must be the beloved macaron! In this “Sweet Origins,” we explore the history of France’s favorite dessert. Macarons are delicate round cookies made with…
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June 03, 2011

Sweet Origins – DOUGHNUTS! {Happy National Doughnut Day}

By: Amy Atlas, in Sweet Origins
Scroll down for more great doughnut pictures and ideas! Photo credits: 1) Country Living 2) Martha Stewart 3) Martha Stewart 4) Cannelle et Vanille 5) Country Living 6) Sprinkle Bakes 7) Cakes by Jeannie   Today is National Doughnut Day.  And to celebrate, we are doing a “Sweet Origins” about doughnuts.  Have you ever thought about where doughnuts are from?  Rumor is that in Holland and Germany, cooks would drop extra dough into boiling oil…
December 24, 2009

Holiday Desserts from Cannelle et Vanille

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Recipes
I’m loving the chestnut holiday desserts that Aran of Cannelle et Vanilleis baking in her kitchen for the holidays. Aran and I quickly bonded when we worked on this event together. She is a gifted baker, amazing photographer and stylist, and she happens to be as sweet as sugar. Lucky me, I am in Aran’s area for the holidays and I get to see her again during the holiday break. Here are some of the…