Cardamom Peach Cake

Peaches and cardamom are one of my all time favorite flavor combinations. In my humble opinion cardamom is under appreciated in western cooking. Cooking with peaches (or nectarines for that matter) and not sprinkling in a dash of this aromatic spice is leaving a huge flavor opportunity on the table. We took this cake to a potluck a few weeks…

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Cranberry Pear Crisp with Whiskey and Cardamom

Cranberry pear crisp a hearty fruit crisp to keep you warm and cozy through the winter. Also makes a great breakfast with yogurt. The night before Thanksgiving, I set out to make a light dessert option for the holiday. Nothing too ostentatious, just a simple and seasonal pear crisp. But, baking was the last item on my very long list of…

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