Rose Drop

My beautiful Gertrude Jekyll rose is about to bloom — time for a Rose Drop.  This recipe was recently featured in the May 2017 Sunset magazine.  Enjoy! For me, the garden is a place of deep inspiration for my cooking.  I have a beautiful rose bush* — right now in full bloom with deep pink,…

Jasmine Ice Cream

My pink jasmine is in full bloom and its intoxicating fragrance beckoned me to use it in my kitchen. Here is my take on a simple, creamy and luscious custard ice cream gently perfumed with fresh pink jasmine. I use my trusty Cuisinart ice cream maker for homemade ice cream.  It only takes about 20…