Sweet Potato Soufflé with Feta & Crispy Sage

Savory Sweet Potato Soufflé with Feta and Sage | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com © MarlaMeridith.com

Have you ever baked a soufflé? Many of us are intimidated by this cooking technique. The whole idea of timing everything so you end up with a poofy delight can be overwhelming. I urge you to try this as soon as you can (it’s not as hard as you think!)

I recently received Aran Goyoaga’s {Cannelle et Vanille} new cookbook Small Plates Sweet Treats. All of the recipes tempt & beckon.

Every page is a visual feast. Gluten free recipes that will have you dashing to the kitchen to explore, create and tantalize your family and friends.

Giveaway! Savory Plates & Sweet Treats Cookbook on MarlaMeridith.com

Aran grew up in the Basque region of Spain. She lived in a small town and learned about quality ingredients and cooking techniques at a young age from her family.

Recently I got to know her well on our Alaskan Culinary Retreat. She is a gal filled with knowledge, wisdom and is a true treat to know!

Savory Sweet Potato Soufflé with Feta and Sage | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com © MarlaMeridith.com

When Aran came to the US she was a pastry chef at the Ritz Carlton. When her and her family were diagnosed with a gluten intolerance she took action to make sure sure that her family could enjoy the foods they were used to ~ with a gluten free twist.

These days as more folks are getting diagnosed with intolerances we need books that bridge gaps so no one misses out on the great foods they love. The friendly tone, simple directions and easy to find ingredients will have you cooking recipes you never imagined possible!

In Small Plates & Sweet Treats you get to experience sweets and savories with recipes arranged by season.

Small Plates & Sweet Treats cookbook by Aran Goyoaga on MarlaMeridith.com

The photos! I cannot begin to tell you how beautiful they are (though if you regularly visit Cannelle et Vanille than you know how talented she is) ~ this book would make a gorgeous gift and would display proudly on your coffee table.

Every recipe is accompanied by a photo. A feast for the eyes before you even get into the kitchen!

I am so proud of Aran. We both are mommies to 2 small children. We carefully balance careers that keep us on our toes. Aran is a true inspiration in so many ways. Her photography is stunning, her personal taste extraordinary and her skills in the kitchen ~ AMAZING!

Savory Sweet Potato Soufflé with Feta and Sage | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com © MarlaMeridith.com

Life here has been crazy busy. With that my recipes often need to be adapted to ingredients I have on hand.

I did make a few changes and adaptations to Aran’s recipe. The flavor and results were still wonderful! I used to stress over not having all of the ingredients for a recipe. These days I embrace that as an opportunity to learn more in the kitchen.

Savory Sweet Potato Soufflé with Feta and Sage | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com © MarlaMeridith.com

Lately I crave crispy, buttery fried sage leaves. Have you ever had this? Gently mix some fresh sage leaves in a pool of bubbly salted butter.

Watch as they transform into crispy, irresistible nibbles! I could eat them by the bowlful. They compliment the sweet potato soufflés nicely.

Savory Sweet Potato Soufflé with Feta and Sage | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com © MarlaMeridith.com

Enjoy this recipe, it’s the perfect season for comforting rustic flavors like this!

You can order Small Plates Sweet Treats from Amazon, your favorite indie bookstore, or visit the Book tab on Cannelle et Vanille blog for more references.

This recipe was adapted from Small Plates & Sweet Treats cookbook.



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74 thoughts on “Sweet Potato Soufflé with Feta & Crispy Sage

  1. ordering this book right now – especially if as you so eloquently state the recipes – tempt & beckon – surely that should be the title of a food blog?! Love Aran and her beautiful blog and know that the book will be as stylish – thanks for sharing Marla – in your own fabulous family fresh fashion!

  2. Marla, Looks so delicious! Photography is amazing! Loving those little spoons too. The delicious recipes, beautiful pictures and inspiring posts just keep coming. You are amazing, lovely, creative and captivating to me! xxoo

  3. This sounds yummy! I’ve never made a souffle before but this sound do-able, except for finding almond meal coconut oil, and feta cheese in our tiny grocery. The book Small Plates and Sweet Treats sounds like something I must remember to get the next time I’m at Barnes & Noble. A dark chocolate Dove candy is my favorite small treat. I try to eat just one….

  4. i don’t eat sweet much but my favorite dessert is tiramisu. so occasionally i will get a small slice of tiramisu from local store to enjoy it. thanks for this giveaway.

  5. Love the cover of the cookbook. I would love to read and drool over pictures and of course bake something such as the sweet potato souffle.

  6. I have to admit that I’m currently obsessed with anything that is a mini-pie. Be it on a stick or in a jar, I love them!

  7. An All-Time Favorite? Sweet or Savory? Man … I don’t know if I can choose since it can change daily … or stay the same for weeks. One thing I love (that is both sweet & savory) is prosciutto wrapped melon. If I were asked this question tomorrow that might not make the final cut but it is a classic.

  8. Hello Marla,
    I am visiting your blog after a long time. I am looking forward holding Aran’s book soon. I love the use of sage with sweet potatoes. They goes so well with roasted butternut squash too. Easy recipe and I am sure my family will love it.

    1. Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you have a chance to get your hands on this cookbook soon. It really is amazing. Also hope you get to try the soufflé!

  9. Aran is a sweetheart – I met her last year at a conference and she is so incredibly sweet and humble. I would love to see her new cookbook – I am sure the photography is just amazing.

  10. This recipe – and the cookbook- sound to die for. I would love to have a copy!
    My favorite sweet treat is currently the pumpkin oatmeal raisin cookies I’ve been making 🙂

  11. I just had to let you know….I made these tonight and they were fabulous. Crazy thing though…I accidentally grabbed CORN flour instead of COCONUT flour, and didn’t realize my mistake until we’d already eaten them. The corn flour worked perfectly.