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  • Recipe: Güllaç

    Recipe: Güllaç

    Total time: 40 minutes, plus cooling times Servings: 6 Note: This recipe calls for making güllaç wafers (adapted from Sirvani's 15th century recipe). You can also use prepared güllaç wafers, available at Turkish and select Middle Eastern markets as well as online. Güllaç wafers 1/2 cup cornstarch...

  • Watermelon preserve

    Watermelon preserve

    Total time: 4½ hours (including soaking time), plus cooling time Servings: This makes about 100 pieces, depending on size. Note: Pickling lime can be found at select well-stocked markets and cooking supply stores, as well as online. This preserve has pale amber chunks of watermelon with a marvelous,...

  • Muhallebi (ground rice pudding)

    Muhallebi (ground rice pudding)

    Muhallebi (ground rice pudding) Total time: 35 minutes, plus cooling time Servings: 4 Note: Based on Türâbî Efendi's recipe dated 1864. Orange flower water is available at select well-stocked and gourmet markets, as well as cooking supply stores and online. Clotted cream is available in the dairy...

  • Recipe: Carrot cake

    Recipe: Carrot cake

      Carrot cake Total time: 2 hours, plus cooling and chilling times Servings: 9 to 12 Note: Adapted from a recipe by pastry chef Kimberly Valdez of SW Steakhouse at Wynn in Las Vegas. This recipe requires the use of a scale. Glucose can generally be found at baking and cooking supply stores. Carrot...

  • Recipe: Strawberry shortcake

    Recipe: Strawberry shortcake

    Strawberry shortcake Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 16 skewers Note: Adapted from "On a Stick!" by Matt Armendariz. He recommends using small bamboo skewers for this dish. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about...

  • Recipe: Butterscotch pot de crème

    Recipe: Butterscotch pot de crème

      Butterscotch pot de crème Total time: 1 hour, plus cooling time Servings: 10 Note: Adapted from Travis Lett of Gjelina. Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally...

  • Culinary SOS: Clementine's butterscotch brownies

    Culinary SOS: Clementine's butterscotch brownies

    These brown-sugary squares are a perfect treat any time of the day or night. Now, who's got the milk?

  • Recipe: Chiffon cake

    Recipe: Chiffon cake

      Total time: 1½ hours plus cooling time for the cake Servings: 12 to 16 Note: This recipe calls for a 10-inch angel food cake pan (preferably a pan with a removable insert). Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about...

  • Recipe: Hazelnut-orange chiffon cake

    Recipe: Hazelnut-orange chiffon cake

      Total time: 1½ hours plus cooling time for the cake Servings: 12 to 16 Note: This recipe calls for a 10-inch angel food cake pan (preferably a pan with a removable insert). Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about...

  • Recipe: Chocolate chiffon cake with chocolate glaze

    Recipe: Chocolate chiffon cake with chocolate glaze

      Chocolate chiffon cake with chocolate glaze Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes plus cooling time for the cake Servings: 12 to 16 Note: This recipe calls for a 10-inch angel food cake pan (preferably a pan with a removable insert). Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from...

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