Spiced Apple and Pear Crumble

  A change of setting Autumn is upon us. Or at least for me. You see I recently gave away everything not too dear to be packed away or shipped overseas before my family and I got on a plane and struggled through long, Twighlight Zone hours of semi-lockdown travel to settle ourselves in my…

Cranachan

    Release the Cranachan….   This Scottish dessert of Cranachan (pronounced CRA-NA-HCHAN) is not a sea-dwelling monster from Norse mythology but instead a delicious concoction of oats, cream or yogurt and raspberries.  It is also one of my family’s favorite desserts which I only make on special occasions like Christmas or anniversaries. Over the years…

Apple Churros

How the apple churros were born I don’t just want any donut.  No, I want an apple fritter with chunks of apple clogging the batter.  I want it to be crispy from frying and glossy from a sugar glaze.  I want it to be the beginning and end-all to all apple fritters. So, how to…