how to make the perfect lemon curd

Lemon curd is a basic custard, meaning it’s thickened by eggs. Although many curd recipes call for just yolks, I prefer to use a combination of whole eggs and yolks to add a bit of lightness. ~Claire Saffitz In late spring we are holding our first annual Family Lavender and Blueberry Tea. As I finalize the menu, I am going to post the recipes we … Continue reading how to make the perfect lemon curd

Delightfully Light and Full of Lemons

When spring arrives, lemons are on my mind.  The fresh, citrus flavor is used in cooking, baking, for it’s juice, for it’s zest and fragrance. This sour fruit is for far more than lemonade. Lemon Cloud Tart with Rhubarb Compote by Bon Appetit.  Lemon Curd folded in to whipped Creme Fraiche, is a treat beyond treats.  This recipe is a bit involved, with a saving … Continue reading Delightfully Light and Full of Lemons