Monthly archive May, 2009
Henri Fantin-Latour - Pistachio Rose Water Macarons

Henri Fantin-Latour – Pistachio Rose Water Macarons

These tasty treats were made for my colleague Laura for her birthday. Happy Birthday Laura! I found a beautiful bottle of rose water and I decided that delicate macarons were the perfect destination for this fragrant ingredient. Rose water is a by-product from the creation of rose oil which is used in perfumes. Found predominantly...
Giuseppe Arcimboldo - Crespelle with Bacon Mushroom Ragu

Giuseppe Arcimboldo – Crespelle with Bacon Mushroom Ragu

As with my previous two recipes, I made these delicate crespelles for my house guests while they stayed the week with me before their travels. After a rather late night where we enjoyed life a bit too much these were the best hangover cure (except for one of us!). Warm and filling the bacon &...
Édouard Manet – Almond Cake with Grapes & Peaches

Édouard Manet – Almond Cake with Grapes & Peaches

I was given the opportunity along with a handful of other food bloggers to submit a guest post to the wonderful site The Kitchn. The cake was so good that I decided I had to post the recipe here too. This is the second time I have worked with a still life by Manet and...
Andy Warhol – Tomato Soup Cake

Andy Warhol – Tomato Soup Cake

Let me first point out that if you decide to make this cake for anyone, call it by it’s other name, ‘Mystery Cake.’ I first heard of Tomato Soup Cake when I was flipping through a Michigan cookbook when I was working at a historic village during summer break after my Freshman year of college....
Paul Gauguin – Caramelized Apple Omelet

Paul Gauguin – Caramelized Apple Omelet

This week has turned into apple week here at Feasting on Art. This still life was requested by my mother before she knew that my last post would feature an apple recipe based on my childhood memories. Strangely I made it a full 24 years without ever making an omelet and in a way I...
Georgia O’Keeffe – Apple Crisp with Caramel Sauce

Georgia O’Keeffe – Apple Crisp with Caramel Sauce

It is not easy living in the opposite hemisphere from most of the people I love. The weather is getting colder down here in Sydney and back home in Michigan my favorite season was autumn. This causes me to think of my family and my childhood and of the apple trees in my backyard. I...