Summer Berry Terrine with Mascarpone Whipped Cream

Summer Berry Terrine

“IT’S AS IF WE SPEND OUR ENTIRE LIVES AVOIDING JELLO BUT IT IS ALWAYS THERE AT THE END, WAITING.”  John Grisham. It’s BERRY WEEK which means the Theme Weavers are at it again, celebrating all week long with all things berrylicious! I haven’t spent a lifetime avoiding jello.  But it definitely isn’t my first choice…

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Iced Berries in Warm White Chocolate Cream


“SIMPLICITY IS THE ULTIMATE SOPHISTICATION.”  Leonardo DaVinci. Sometimes the simple pleasures are the best.  And there are some things in their natural form that just can’t be improved upon.  Like biting into a peach on a hot summer day and feeling the juice trickle down your chin onto your favorite white tee shirt!  Well this…

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Vintage Cakes: The Pink Cake

The Pink Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“THE VERY PINK OF PERFECTION.”  Oliver Goldsmith. May I just start off by telling you how much I LOVE pink desserts?!  So when Paloma of The Coffee Shop, and leader of The Cake Slice bakers told us that The Pink Cake was up next, I was delighted. It most definitely is….a very pink perfection!  The…

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Raspberry Madeleines with Meyer Lemon Curd

Raspberry Madeleines with Meyer Lemon Curd | From My Sweet Heart

“FIND SOMETHING YOU’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT AND KEEP TREMENDOUSLY INTERESTED IN IT.”  Julia Child. These cookies were shared in 2011 at a very special Valentine’s Day Celebration Event.  Anna, from Crunchy Creamy Sweet hosted some amazing and creative bloggers with their favorite sweet recipes.  I wanted to share a new twist on one of my most…

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Raspberry White Chocolate Mousse

Raspberry White Chocolate Mousse | From My Sweet Heart

“A BLUSH IS MODESTY’S FIRST IMPULSE AND SOPHISTICATION’S AFTER THOUGHT.”  Anonymous There are many variations on chocolate mousse.  But I think none are more elegant than those made with white chocolate. This white chocolate mousse recipe is a lightly sweet canvas for any variety of fruit, flavors and garnishes.  Here, I’ve topped mine with some…

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Chocolate Hazelnut Tartlets

Chocolate Hazelnut Tartlets | From My Sweet Heart

“THE SWEET TOOTH IS A GLOBAL PHENOMENON, AND THERE ARE DELIGHTFUL NUGGETS TO BE FOUND EVERYWHERE.”  Mark Bittman Delightful nuggets, indeed!  I don’t know about you, but I always love having a ‘whole something’ all to myself.  Not a slice or a piece….but my own little dessert, no matter how small!  And I’ve become enamored…

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