Desserts | CUESA

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Star Thistle Honey “Cannoli” with Flambéed Blueberries and Bellwether Farms’ Ricotta Filling

From Yigit Pura, Executive Pastry Chef, Taste Catering

Mascarpone Peach "Ice Cream" & Flourless Honey Almond Cake

Recipe by Trace Leighton of Nibblers Eatery & Wine Bar.

Currant and Orange Shortbread Cookies

This recipe adapted by CUESA’s market chef, Sarah Henkin, from Everyday Food

Date Pinwheel Cookies


Grilled Stone Fruit with Honey and Ricotta

Shanti Wilson, CUESA Market Chef.

Strawberry Fool

Sarah Henkin, CUESA’s Market Chef

Summer Fruit Crostata

Sarah Henkin, CUESA’s Market Chef

Cherry Clafouti

Peggy Knickerbocker and Christopher Hirsheimer, The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market Cookbook

Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Mariquita Farm,

Champagne Citrus Compote

Becky Courchesne, Frog Hollow Bakery.

French Toast with Lemon-Ricotta Filling and Fresh Citrus Compote

Thy Tran, Executive Chef, CUESA.

Flourless Orange Almond Cake with Citrus Compote

Stephanie Rosenbaum, author, Williams-Sonoma Kids in the Kitchen: Fun Food (Free Press, October 2006) (February 2, 2008).

Honey Yogurt Parfait

Helene Marshall, Marshall’s Farm Natural Honey.

Tipsy Chocolate Date Nut Gems

Carole Walter, author of Great Cookie: Secrets to Sensational Sweets

Croustade with Apples and Prunes in Armagnac

Paula Wolfert, author of The Cooking of Southwest France.

Candied Orange Peel

Faz Poursohi, Tonno Rosso.

Shortcake Biscuits

Kathleen Stewart, Downtown Bakery & Creamery

Apples Five Ways

Rozanne Gold, Kids Cook 1-2-3.

Fall Fruit Galette

Rebecca Courchesne, Frog Hollow Farm.

Squash Pie with Local Flour Crust

Nigel Walker, Eatwell Farm

High Vibe Ice Cream Cups with Popping Chocolate Gomashio

Laura Stec, Innovative Cuisine, co-author of Cool Cuisine – Taking the Bite Out of Global Warming (Gibbs Smith, 2008) (demonstrated on October 4, 2008).

Apple Baby Galette

 Kathleen Stewart, Downtown Bakery & Creamery

Pear Gingerbread Upside-Down Cake

Jennie Schacht, author of The Wine Lover’s Dessert Cookbook.

Apple Quince Cherry Strudel

Amy Pearce, Millennium

Apples Sauteed in Rosemary Caramel with Apple Cider Reduction

Shuna Lydon, formerly of Aziza



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