Apple Tahini Galette

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Some people say, that if you want to sell your house, throw an apple pie in the oven when the buyers arrive. The smell is so inviting, so cozy, so homey, so unbelievably mouthwatering. This galette is no exception. In fact it comes with a little surprise.

apple galette topHidden between the apples and the buttery pastry, lies a thin sweet layer of tahini, mixed with honey and cinnamon and sprinkled with crunchy walnuts. Continue reading

Apple Cheesecake

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I’m one of those people who are not crazy about cheesecake. I wouldn’t say no to a piece, of course, but if I had to choose a dessert from a menu, cheesecake would not be my first choice. That said, I understand that cheesecake is a divine dessert. It’s creamy and velvety with a slight tang and saltiness from the cheese. Combined with any fruit is heaven on a plate. Now imagine eating an apple pie topped with cheesecake. You get the sweetness of the apples, the aroma of cinnamon, the crunchiness of the almonds and the creaminess of the cheesecake. Now that, would be my first choice on a dessert menu. Continue reading