"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 04-14-2006, 02:50 PM   #1
Hospitality Queen
 
jkath's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Southern California
Posts: 11,448
I need dessert ideas!

Next week my "girls' night out" group is going to a Mediterranean restaurant, followed by dessert at my house. I'm not sure what to make them.

My first thought was to make something Mediterranean...and then it occurred to me that maybe these ladies may not even like the food, and would welcome something different afterward.

So, now I'm wanting 2 desserts, perhaps one of each, but they must complement each other, since some of us will be wanting both.

Any suggestions? (recipes, please!)

__________________

__________________
Come visit my foodie blog: www.SockmonkeysKitchen.com
This week's topic: Pinterest and Potatoes
jkath is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2006, 03:05 PM   #2
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 41,387
Check out the Ricottta Cheesecake thread. That looks both good and Mediterranean.
__________________

__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2006, 03:46 PM   #3
Chef Extraordinaire
 
buckytom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: My mountain
Posts: 18,764
jkath, i'm not sure how adventurous you want to be, but i love a new (to me) dessert called ekmek kadaifi.

here's a link to a recipe that qsis found for me: http://www.recipezaar.com/97615

and a link with a recipe from toots and pdswife: PDSWIFE! Need help with Greek dessert

i can't tell you how good this stuff is.
__________________
in nomine patri, et fili, et spiritus sancti.


Meh nom eh noh...doot dooooo do do do.
buckytom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2006, 03:59 PM   #4
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 41,387
There's always paklava.
__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2006, 04:37 PM   #5
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: USA,Florida
Posts: 3,834
My dd is making something new to me for Easter Dinner, a Zinger cake. I'll let you know how it is.
__________________
Be an organ donor; give your heart to Jesus.
Exercise daily; walk with the Lord.
licia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2006, 06:23 PM   #6
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: California
Posts: 270
Baklava or any Greek recipe. Fresh fruit and cheese for the weight conscience gals.
__________________
Swann is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2006, 06:44 PM   #7
Senior Cook
 
Charlotte's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: near Niagara Falls, Ontario
Posts: 316
Tiramisu is very light and actually quite easy to assemble.
__________________
Jocelyne

All things are difficult before they are easy. -Thomas Fuller (1608-61)
Charlotte is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2006, 09:19 PM   #8
Head Chef
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Boston area
Posts: 2,488
How about "make-your-own" ice cream sundaes, with a bunch of great toppings?

Nothing to do with Mediterranean, but who doesn't love that?

Lee
__________________
QSis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2006, 09:23 PM   #9
Hospitality Queen
 
jkath's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Southern California
Posts: 11,448
How come Buckytom's the only one who provided recipes? (hint hint)

Actually, that sounds really good. I may try to whip it up over the weekend, and see how I do.

What would be a good accompanying dish that's more of a common dessert?
__________________
Come visit my foodie blog: www.SockmonkeysKitchen.com
This week's topic: Pinterest and Potatoes
jkath is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2006, 09:25 PM   #10
Hospitality Queen
 
jkath's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Southern California
Posts: 11,448
Q- I didn't see your posting - ice cream would be great, but since we're all moms, generally we tend to stay away from it, as it's always at our b-day parties!
__________________

__________________
Come visit my foodie blog: www.SockmonkeysKitchen.com
This week's topic: Pinterest and Potatoes
jkath is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.