An Asian-Inspired Dessert: Indonesian Layered Pudding

Baking is something I’ve always enjoyed and can be therapeutic. The passion stemmed from Betty Crocker packages and blossomed into experimenting with different recipes and ingredients. It’s a recipe my mom taught me and one that I love because cakes, cookies, pastries can be found almost everywhere. This on the other hand was more unique […]

Limoncello Granita

This summer, Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse will debut its homemade booze-infused semi-frozen Granita, perfect to enjoy on a hot summer afternoon, like the ones we’ve been seeing in Boston lately. The new take on the Sicilian classic, created by Master Pastry Chef Tom Ponticelli, combines fruity flavors with perfectly paired spirits for a refreshing aperitif. […]

Burrata and Grilled Peaches

This recipe comes from Maplebrook Fine Cheese and our friends at the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival, which Blast is proud to sponsor! There are few cheese makers in the U.S. that make Burrata. Fortunately, you need look no further than Maplebrook Farm in Bennington, Vermont. They craft the best version you will find anywhere. Enjoy the […]

Toasted-Almond Chocolate Bark

Ingredients 2 lbs. top quality solid milk or dark chocolate (we like Callebaut) 6-8 cups sliced almonds parchment paper cut into two 18″ squares Instructions Roast the almonds on a cookie sheet at 350° in a single layer, or until lightly browned.  Set aside to cool completely. Roughly chop the chocolate into 1-2″ chunks, then […]

Tiramisu Pancakes

Pancakes are an absolute must have when cooking a large hearty breakfast.  There’s nothing more appetizing in the morning than a big stack of flapjacks dripping with the classic combination of maple syrup and butter. This recipe puts a new twist on an American classic by adding an Italian twist.  The coffee and cocoa-infused cakes […]