In the Kitchen

Video: In the Kitchen with Alissa Rozos

Alissa Rozos, the pastry chef at St. Jack Restaurant, shows us how to make her scrumptious madeleine cookies.

04/14/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Sweet Stuff

The Quest for the Quintessential Doughnut

Forget frou-frou—we scoured the city in search of the simple circles, logs, and mounds of sugar-injected pastry that make us feel like a kid again.

03/09/2011 By Anna Sachse

Eat This Now

The Search for Portland's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

What says perfection…and where you can find it? We pounded the pavement in search of the chewy, the crisp, and the hand-crafted so you wouldn’t have to.

02/23/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

Pour

Chai Life

The chai served in Portland cafés is often a syrupy, cinnamon-spiked concoction. But order it in most Indian restaurants, and the richly seasoned spin on British tea offers a delicately balanced, complex flavor that’s perfect for pairing with your curry.

11/18/2010 By Deena Prichep

Sweet Food News

New pastry Chef Lauren Fortgang Sweetens Le Pigeon

Get ready for the Choco Taco

10/06/2010 By Karen Brooks

Food-portunity of the Week

Sweet & Savory Trivia on N Williams

Flaunt your snacking smarts with Pix Pâtisserie’s palate-challenging Gastronomical Trivia, this Tuesday.

09/10/2010 By Anna Sachse

Portland Plated

Cold Fusion

Portland Plated presents six local can't-miss ice cream parlors.

07/14/2010 By Mike Thelin

SAVOR

A Rustic Crostata Makes the Perfect Home for Your Leftover Preserves

Take advantage of the multitude of mason jars filled with local fruit by making heritage deserts such as Julie Richardson's jam crostata.

01/19/2010 By Deena Prichep

PORTLAND PLATED

The Italian Job

Master chef Robert Reynolds reinvents the staid pumpkin pie.

10/09/2009 By Martha Calhoon

Recipe

Roasted Quince Compote

05/19/2009

Sweets

Clearing the Bar

Once you’ve tasted the otherworldly chocolate offerings at Cacao, there’s no going back to those emulsifier-laden bars that lurk near checkout counters.

05/19/2009 By Jill Spitznass

THE HIT LIST

Hello, Good Pie

Relinquish your holiday pie-making duties to these five bakeries.

05/19/2009 By Sally Powers

RECIPE

Dessert for Dinner: Spinach and Leek Pudding

Fresh produce makes for fabulous savory puddings that should be served first, not last.

05/19/2009 By Lizzy Caston

RECIPE

Dulce de Leche Two Ways

Sweet, creamy, and easy to make, dulce de leche deserves a spot in your dessert pantheon.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

RECIPE

Roasted Quince Compote

The tropical flavors and heady scent of the bright yellow, hard-skinned quince lend it delicious staying power.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

SAVOR

Cake Walk

Chocolate-Buttermilk Layer Cake: The recipe for this decadent chocolate-buttermilk wonder has traipsed all over Portland

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

RECIPE

Champagne of Fruits

Champagne Mangoes with Sticky Rice: Grocery-store mangoes can be stringy and flavorless, but not this bright orange, toothsome jewel.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann