grapefruit crémeux and palmiers ~ tuesdays with dorie

pink goo and palmiers / patty's food

This week’s baking assignment for my Tuesdays with Dorie  group is the Pink Grapefruit Tart from Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan but this week I struggled with the assignment and didn’t progress past making a grapefruit crémeux for the tart.  So, in place of a fully assembled tart I’m serving up a lovely coupé […]

Lemon Verbena Shortbread and a few thoughts on the #ifbc2013

Lemon Verbena Shortbread / Patty's Food

I welcomed myself home with a batch of fresh baked cookies after a weekend trip to Seattle and the #IFBC2013.  First off I want to say that meeting Dorie Greenspan along with the Doristas (participants in the French Fridays with Dorie -the blogging group cooking their way through Around My French Table for the last […]

Roasted Beet & Shiitaki Mushroom Tartines and The IFBC 2013 in Seattle

Roasted Beet and Shitaki Mushroom Tartines / Patty's Food

If I could pack these roasted beet and Shiitaki mushroom tartines to bring with me for a snack on the plane to Seattle for the IFBC (International Food Bloggers Conference) this Thursday, I would do it in a heartbeat!  They were good but we already ate them for dinner, after I took the photos in […]

Cardamom Honey Pear Upside-down Cake: A Guest Post for You Made That?

CardamomHoney Pear Upside-down Cake: A Guest Post for You Made That? / Patty's Food

Today I’m thrilled to share that I’m guest posting over at my friend Suzanne’s who shares her kitchen adventures at her very creative and welcoming site, You Made That?   I am a big fan of her lovely blog and always come away inspired when I pay her a visit.  Suzanne has a way of […]

An Edible Mosaic {Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair} Saffron Rice with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts ~ A Virtual Book Launch Party


  My friend Faith Gorsky from An Edible Mosaic has written her first cookbook: An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair and I’m very excited to be participating in her virtual book launch party.  Today I’m sharing her recipe for Saffron Rice with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts.  This recipe is vegan and […]

burrata with heirloom tomato, raspberry, basil and mint salad, my guest post for spicie foodie

burrata with heirloom tomato raspberry  salad

Today I’m guest posting for Nancy at Spicie Foodie, if you’re not already following my friend Nancy-this would be a great time to check out her blog!  Nancy is celebrating her 3 year blogoversary by hosting a series of guest posts this month.  She asked me to contribute one and  I’m happy to be part […]

My Seven Links – A Challenge That Doesn’t Involve Golf…

I’ve been tagged by Susan at Create Amazing Meals to share seven links from my blog that challenge me to tell a story about my journey here at Patty’s Food and then to pass the challenge on to 5 other bloggers.  Susan is one amazing cook whose table you would count yourself very lucky to […]