Tess(t) Kitchen

Recipe testing! #brioche #icecreamsandwiches! This one with vanilla ice cream, roasted candied salted almonds and caramel sauce…also a bit warm & toasty from the oven, any ideas for other combos?

Recipe testing! #brioche #icecreamsandwiches! This one with vanilla ice cream, roasted candied salted almonds and caramel sauce…also a bit warm & toasty from the oven, any ideas for other combos?

#fbf miss those upstate drives through the farmland!

#fbf miss those upstate drives through the farmland!

yes that’s a #peach & yes that’s #kouignamann put them together and what do you have? the best #peachtatin ever!! find it at #Barchetta @barchettanyc  (at Barchetta)

yes that’s a #peach & yes that’s #kouignamann put them together and what do you have? the best #peachtatin ever!! find it at #Barchetta @barchettanyc (at Barchetta)

Dinner at Mahoney Farm! Made extra special with a bit of tropical fruit chipotle hawaiian black sea salt from @farm_candy fabulous line of artisanal salts & sugars! Sooo perfect on this year’s sugary sweet corn on the cob! (at Mahoney Farm)

Dinner at Mahoney Farm! Made extra special with a bit of tropical fruit chipotle hawaiian black sea salt from @farm_candy fabulous line of artisanal salts & sugars! Sooo perfect on this year’s sugary sweet corn on the cob! (at Mahoney Farm)

Rhode Island Royal Red #Shrimp back on the #menu @barchettanyc #foodporn #seafood #eatthisnow

Rhode Island Royal Red #Shrimp back on the #menu @barchettanyc #foodporn #seafood #eatthisnow

a perfect little dessert I made this past weekend…#lemonsherbet with #lavender sugared #blueberries topped with some cocoa rich syrup to mellow out that pucker! (at Mahoney Farm)

a perfect little dessert I made this past weekend…#lemonsherbet with #lavender sugared #blueberries topped with some cocoa rich syrup to mellow out that pucker! (at Mahoney Farm)

the brave ones (at Georgica Beach)

the brave ones (at Georgica Beach)

made something very yummy tonight…flaky crust with #greekyogurt custard & roasted #apricots stuffed with almond & walnut crumble with #orangeflowerwater simple syrup #summertime #comfortfood (at Mahoney Farm)

made something very yummy tonight…flaky crust with #greekyogurt custard & roasted #apricots stuffed with almond & walnut crumble with #orangeflowerwater simple syrup #summertime #comfortfood (at Mahoney Farm)

@kateagoodyear making #kouignamann at @barchettanyc looove all that #butter (at Barchetta)

@kateagoodyear making #kouignamann at @barchettanyc looove all that #butter (at Barchetta)

Pre-work perfect iced #bluebottle coffee in the park!

Pre-work perfect iced #bluebottle coffee in the park!

mid-summer desserts! #brownbutter ice cream-#cherries-#rosemary almond brittle-almond #financiers  (at Mahoney Farm)

mid-summer desserts! #brownbutter ice cream-#cherries-#rosemary almond brittle-almond #financiers (at Mahoney Farm)

sneaking around boatyards not too late at night at home on #capecod #osterville #crosby #fastcat (at Crosby’s Yacht Yard)

sneaking around boatyards not too late at night at home on #capecod #osterville #crosby #fastcat (at Crosby’s Yacht Yard)

@meggybuns perfect margherita pizza, #pizzadough made earlier in the morning  (at East Village)

@meggybuns perfect margherita pizza, #pizzadough made earlier in the morning (at East Village)

Panna cotta—#harneyandsons #toweroflondon blend black tea steeped cream & greek yogurt with #tuaca roasted plums —yet another incentive to start a blog!

Panna cotta—#harneyandsons #toweroflondon blend black tea steeped cream & greek yogurt with #tuaca roasted plums —yet another incentive to start a blog!