French Yogurt Cake with A Nutella Swirl

French Yogurt Cake with a Nutella Swirl / Patty's Food

  The week between Christmas and New Years is always a time for lists.  The top ten movies, greatest sporting events, biggest disasters, Hollywood divorces, things that made us feel good, things that made us feel bad etc.  So, inspired by my French Yogurt Cake, I would like to add my own top ten list- […]

zucchini bread with walnuts and chocolate


Baking with zucchini is a time honored gardener’s Summertime activity.  First we grow the zucchini, maybe even grow multiple plants because they are so easy to grow, then we say, ‘what do I do with all my zucchini?’  Bags of zucchini and recipes that range from breads, cakes, pickles to delicious side dishes for dinner […]

Mixed Berry Tartlets Lightened up with Tillamook Light Fat Free Lemon Squeeze Yogurt


I received a generous sampling of light yogurts to review, a new product from Tillamook, the same people who make the cheddar cheese that I’ve enjoyed over the years.  I was thrilled to try their light yogurt flavors as I eat yogurt sprinkled with granola and berries almost everyday for breakfast.  I loved all the […]

French Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

Inspiration from ‘Flour’, a fun read for lovers of home baking, by Joanne Chang, the owner and pastry chef at Flour Bakery & Cafe in Boston.  It’s been a few years since I made a lemon poppy seed cake and my stash of Meyer lemons was calling out to me, “Use me in something good”.  […]