Even road warriors like you have to come home sometime. And cook! So here are some of our chefs' innovative dessert recipes to try. You'll feel a special bond with your mixing bowl when you learn to make treats like lemon fennel panna cotta and caramel-ginger macaroons. Remember, sweets are best when shared with friends.
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Pastry Chef Francis Ang, Fifth Floor, San Francisco
Black Olive Madeleines and Saffron Ice Cream
Pastry chef Francis Ang isn't afraid to play with unlikely ingredients in desserts. Look no further than his Madeleine cookies made with black olives and paired with saffron ice cream.
"Fig Newton" Ice Cream Sandwich
Chef Derek Simcik dreams up desserts that bring out the kid in all of us. Here's a take on the Fig Newton, only here the taste of the iconic treat comes through in black garlic ice cream.