Northern Michigan Recipes: Eric Fritch, chef-owner of Traverse City’s beloved Patisserie Amie, learned the art of pastry under Normandy chef Regis Bernard at the Seattle Culinary Academy and then worked in Seattle kitchens for four years before moving to his wife Amy’s hometown of Traverse City in 2001. We asked Fritch to share four of his favorite holiday pastry recipes, and he graciously obliged (our faves: the Belgian Chocolate Cookies!).
Deliciously easy—chocolate, butter, cream, sugar, and eggs. Sits overnight and it's done!
Dusted with cocoa powder, these little treasures are just as lovely as they are tasty.
It's just not a Traverse City holiday without a cherry dessert. Find out why Mama hides 'em away!
There's a whole lot of chunky, chocolately, chewy goodness over here. If you weren't a chocoholic before, this might bring you to the other side…