Tagged with Genomics Cafe

Spring Has Sprung (or, What’s Been Cooking in My Kitchen)

Spring Has Sprung (or, What’s Been Cooking in My Kitchen)

Ahhh, Easter dinner! It seems ages ago, and I guess it was. I took the trouble to make a rack of lamb, potato galette, and fresh peas with pearl onions.The photo of the meal doesn’t show off the galette well at all, so I include a separate photo of that at the front of this … Continue reading

Lemon Bars

These were excellent!  And they’re from the Genomics Cafe where I work at Princeton University. Same people who run Prospect House, Restaurant Associates. While I haven’t seen them for sale in the Cafe itself (how about it guys?), they made an appearance on the dessert table for an event they catered for us. I’d asked … Continue reading


These brownies, from the Genomics Café on campus at Princeton University turned out to be lighter in texture than most.  I liked the way that the peanuts appeared to be pressed into the top, there was a nice abstractness to the pattern created.  (Hmmm, like little cells swimming around?)  You don’t usually see peanuts on brownies, and while it might … Continue reading


Found this cute bit of “heaven in a cup,” at the Café at work today, and whipped out my cell phone for a shot. I always scoff at tiramisu, regarding it as one of those overdone not-really-Italian dishes created for American tastes, although the wiki information at the link above begs to differ.  But sometimes it’s … Continue reading

S’more please!

These disappeared so quickly, I barely had time to get out my cell phone to take the photo. A clever take on s’mores, they were offered in our Genomics Café on campus at Princeton University last week.  A graham cracker base was topped with chocolate cake (not too sweet, either, which was a relief), and … Continue reading


It’s just not fair.  I must resist temptation day and night it seems.  These beauties are in our little Cafe, the “Genomics Cafe,” on Princeton’s campus where I toil each weekday (I don’t work in the Cafe, but in an office nearby).  Anyway, I’m proud to say I’ve yet to have one.  Our little spot … Continue reading