New York Cheesecake ~ I made this for Easter and it was outstanding. It's definitely a "take and share" with a crowd cake! (Only difference, I baked for 2:22 rather than 2:15). We served it with red raspberry (homemade and therefore runnier) preserves and real whipped cream.

New York Cheesecake - This is the single best cheesecake I have ever had. I discovered this Jim Fobel’s cookbook about 20 years ago. It is creamy smooth, lightly sweet, with a touch of lemon. This cheesecake is the favorite. - worth a try.

Torta Susanna. Gâteau à la crème vanille à la ricotta et ganache chocolat

Torta Susanna - Cake serves as a basin for Ricotta Creme and the whole thing is topped off with a thick layer of Chocolate Ganache. Recipe in Italian.

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

Okay… enough with the healthy food: Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe ~ Smooth and creamy dark chocolate cheesecake covered in white and milk chocolate toppings….

Lentil Soup with Barley and Spinach - Olive Oil and Lemons

A hearty lentil soup is comfort food for anyone with a Mediterranean palate. I make it in many different ways but it’s all variations on the same theme of aromatics (onion, garlic, carrot, ce…