Violet Gin Fizz Cocktail

The Violet Gin Fizz is a very romantic cocktail that will definitely make you swoon, which is why I’m planning on serving them at my viewing party of the Royal Wedding this weekend. This cocktail is a heady mixture of violet liqueur, violet syrup, raspberry syrup, tart lemon juice, gin, heavy cream, and an egg

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Violet Lemon Loaf Cake

I love looking out my kitchen window this time of year and seeing the violet flowers blooming in my garden. These tiny flowers invoke very special memories for me. When I was a little girl I would pick tiny little bouquets of violet flowers and give them to my mom to be put in small

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The Cooking of Rome

This is a menu I created with dishes inspired by the wonderful food I had in Rome. I remember eating the most delicious pizza topped with zucchini flowers. It was delicious and beautiful. I also tried cheeses from other regions of Italy, including burrata cheese, served with slightly tart and sweet fresh apricot compote. Romanesco,

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