total posts: 24
summer ice cream churning: chocolate, vanilla, coconut, pistachio, and mango
Crushed speculoos (a spiced cookie eaten on December 6th in Belgium and parts of France) + creamy ricotta cheese + pears = 1 yummy tart
i couldn't resist buying a sachet of pink pralines from lyon, france and making the prettiest pink tart ever.
the importance of greasing your pan: what happens to the crust of a poor clafoutis when you do and don't skip that basic step.
from west switzerland comes the creamy tarte au raisiné! or in german, the traubensaftkuchen! and in english: the white grape juice tart!
get rid of your egg whites and frozen fruit that is buried in your freezer by making some financiers. + a mini tutorial on browning butter!
a simple belgium breakfast: toast + hazelnut spread + chocolate sprinkles = simple but always hits the spot.
beaucaire bread, a bread that is normal except that it's baked standing up! plus it makes your kitchen smell like warm melted butter, yummm!
WHACK. WHACK. WHACK. what's that whacking sound coming from? from the making of some normandy beaten bread!
From a plain sugar cookie to a wedding cookie with the couple's initials, animal, and color all hidden in 1 simple cookie!
a ring so pretty you wish you could eat it. oh wait, you actually can! sliced dried fruit mixed with silver makes some lovely rings.
Macarons you'd never see at a patisserie in france. what causes the swelling and how to get rid of it (or how to get it if you so desire)
Pierre Hermé's apple tart with apples, walnuts, pine nuts, grapes, and orgeat syrup - all discovered from a book in a texas library.
a brief overview to the many types of sweet breads you will find in taiwan's bakeries. black sesame, green onions, and red beans galore!
1 batter yields 5 different results for a green and brown matcha chocolate cake
multiple failed attempts finally lead to perfect cream puffs!
that takes the cake!, an annual cake show in austin, tx. seeing beautiful cakes, meeting celebrities of the cake world, and watching fun cake competitions.
a fun way to let your guests assemble their own dessert using 4 edible bowls: tuile, chocolate, meringue/whipped cream and strawberries.
The solution to tons of leftover egg whites, financiers! Crusty and chewy, these are easy and have a wonderful nutty aroma thanks to the addition of browned butter.
Notes on the frustrations and happiness of making puff pastry from scratch by a first time puff pastry maker! from a soggy mess to flaky goodness, yum!
the various stages of one girl's attempt to learn how to ice sugar cookies
vanilla mochi chunk strawberry sorbet cupcakes!
childhood staple puppy chow added to a peanut butter and chocolate cupcake for an extra crunch and yum!
My attempt at macarons