Strawberry Cream Pie

Cream pies were once standard fare in the American kitchen. The varieties of cream pies were endless. The popular banana cream and coconut cream pies are still commonly found wherever you can find a cafe or diner with a pie case. Count me a fan. I like the plain vanilla cream with its variations, and…
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Bavarian Cream

A friend of mine recently went to Italy and took a cooking class. She told me about a dessert they made in the class called “Crema Baverese”. That sounded a lot like a dessert I keep coming across in cookbooks from the 1940;s and ’50’s- “Bavarian Creme”. Indeed, it is the same dessert, which apparently…
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