Category: Birthday

Lemon Ricotta Cake with a Raspberry Jam Swirl

01 May 2014

lemon ricotta and raspeveryy jam tea cake

During each cooking class semester, we make one dessert, and the mini-chefs let it be known that they wanted that dessert to be cake this semester. In a rather bleak part of this year’s frigid March, we were all craving sunshine. Around the same time on Facebook, a friend was having her birthday and was […]

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Chocolate Pot de Creme

10 February 2011

When I was a little girl, my mom would serve us pot de creme only once or twice a year, and we could not wait to have it.  Her presentation was so elegant.  We received our pots in lusterous ivory china demi-tasse cups and served with real silver demi-tasse spoons.  I felt like a princess. […]

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Raspberry Almond Muffins

21 January 2011

About this time of year, when the world (at least in New York City) is a bit dark gray and dreary, we start to crave bright, pretty things.  Things that will remind us that Spring and even Summer will come again one day. This is usually the time I head to the frozen food aisle […]

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Spain Jane’s Raspberry Yogurt Cakes

01 September 2010

Back in March, Jane of the Spain Daily blog, shared a recipe for the delicious looking yogurt cake in one of her posts.  She serves it as a companion to her coffee.  Yum.  It seemed like such an easy thing to whip up.  And, since we had never had a yogurt cake, I was curious […]

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15 July 2010

Since this is apparently Girly Girl Birthday Week over here at TYM, I would like to share some special news: our girl turned 5! We celebrated with friends by hosting an ice cream social at our place and inviting Mira’s favorite teacher to come over and do some face painting. Little did our Favorite Teacher […]

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