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Posts Tagged ‘olive oil

Recipe: Gluten-Free Apple and Date Buckwheat Scones

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buckwheat scones

I have been in the midst of wrapping up a cookbook with my friend Johanna (more on that here) so there have been a lot of butter and flour combinations in my kitchen as of late.

While that is all well and good (just like Julia Child, I do happen to believe in butter, as long as it’s real butter), sometimes I just crave making something that has nothing to do with standard baking ingredients. A little olive oil here, a little gluten-free flour there.

There is beauty and creativity born out of restriction, after all.

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Written by Anna Brones

September 7, 2013 at 07:33

Gluten Free Mini Chocolate Hazelnut Cakes

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chocolate nano cakes

Made with olive oil and a blend of almonds and hazelnuts, you can fill these mini cakes with a bit of Nutella (homemade of course!) or jam or whatever else you fancy.

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June 20, 2013 at 07:04

Recipe: Olive Oil Citrus Polenta Cake

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Everyone has to have a couple of go-to cake recipes. Because when it’s Sunday afternoon and you’ve spent all morning drinking coffee and reading The New York Times (you’re still impressed by this week’s Modern Love section, and weren’t Bill Cunningham’s photos great this week?), you better have something to whip up for dessert when your friend throws an impromptu get together. The olive oil polenta cake is mine.

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Written by Anna Brones

November 27, 2012 at 06:00

Friday Photo: Ingredients

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I love the colors in this photo, the contrast of the green of the olive oil and the yellow Meyer Lemon. All part of one the Best. Cakes. Ever.

[click link for recipe… you won’t be sorry, I promise]