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Pistachio Butter, Chocolate & Fleur de Sel Tartine

Pistachio Butter, Chocolate & Fleur de Sel Tartine

May 13th, 2015  | Category: Bread, Chocolate


I forgot to mention one last detail about the book: It weighs 5.5 pounds! So you could imagine my surprise and gratitude when a reader brought 3 copies in a carry-on luggage to my second book signing. I certainly didn't expect that. Actually, I was worried that most of the readers wouldn't be so willing to lug the giant. I couldn't let anyone leave empty-handed, so I brought ...

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Pistachio Eclairs

Pistachio Eclairs

April 13th, 2010  | Category: Chocolate, Dessert


I have some very good news. Cafe Fernando was named the "Best Culinary Travel Blog" at Saveur's 1st Annual Food Blog Awards! Many thanks to Saveur for nominating and YOU for voting. Congratulations to all the other winners - it is an honor to be in such great company. This calls for a celebration and the best way I know how is to bake something fantastic. What makes these ...

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Dried Apricot and Pistachio Scone

Dried Apricot and Pistachio Scone

May 07th, 2007  | Category: Breakfast and Brunch, Pastry


Tender, sweet, rich and buttery. These four words describe these scones perfectly. Preparation is a breeze. Can not think of a better accompaniment to an afternoon tea.

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Chocolate Ganache Tart with Dried Berries & Pistachios

Chocolate Ganache Tart with Dried Berries & Pistachios

May 03rd, 2007  | Category: Chocolate, Tarts and Pies


Same recipe, different presentation.

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Raspberry Pistachio Tart

Raspberry Pistachio Tart

April 15th, 2007  | Category: Fruit, Tarts and Pies


My trials with Dorie Greenspan's sweet tart dough recipe continue. This time, I added pistachios to the dough for this raspberry and pistachio tart and it turned out amazing (even tough I over-baked it). It would have been better to use more as I hoped to see some flakes here and there in the dough.

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