Boudin Basque, blood and pig's head sausage, served atop whipped scallion mashed potatoes at DBGB.
Rhubarb salsa, piquant yet classically Mexican, one of the savory rhubarb recipes I tried for this month's Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24
Salad Olivieh ~ a delicious potato salad
Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream and Coconut Nests.
Leftover Easter candy? Deep Fried Cadbury Eggs...You'll never look at the Easter bunny the same way again.
Orangs Tain a delicous and special dessert.
Citrusy dessert made of pate sablee base, marmalade flavoured whipped cream, topped with orange segments. Daring Baker challenge.
DB Challenge March..a wonderfully sweet Orange Tian
Deep Fried Cadbury Caramel Egg: Cadbury Caramel Egg dipped in Brown Sugar Funnel Cake Batter and deep fried. :)
DB March challenge - Orange Tian
Great after school treat, these chocolate chip pecan cookies are made with hand-chopped bittersweet chocolate.
Making Tiramisu from scratch with Daring Bakers, yes home-made mascarpone and ladyfingers
The Pyramisu, my take on the tiramisu for this months Daring Bakers Challenge. It's paired with a Momofuku inspired cereal milk ice cream and crumbs.
[DB]The best tiramisu ever - with moscavado caramel syrup and cocoa nibs
DB February Challenge - Tiramisu! Yum.
The Canapé of Beetroot Meringue with Foie Gras Parfait that kicked off our superb meal at the 2 Michelin-Starred, The Ledbury.
The nanaimo bar, but round for this months Daring Bakers Challenge!
Daring Bakers Challenge for January -- Nanaimo Bars made with homemade graham crackers!
DB challenge this month is close to my heart...and home! Decided to stray from the typical square, with great results!
[DB] Not your usual Nanaimo - mango mousselin and mango ganache bars
Golden roasted delicata squash slices on a bed of arugula and topped with an applewood smoked bacon shallot vinaigrette. Garnished with toasted pecans and shaved Manchego cheese.
Last day in San Fran with a farewell Brunch at Restaurant LuLu, including a Bloody Mary bar by Skyy
[recipe] Deviled Eggs from The Spotted Pig (NYC) ~ not just a how to, but some great OCD-esque taste tests and pix
My Chicago adventures included a stop at Portillo's. The burger was so good!
Tiny gingerbread houses, perched on tea cups
How would you like a chocolate cake that is shaped into a fondant handbag?
[DB] Cannoli 3 ways - baked not fried. Vanilla, pistachio, rose; Cocoa, coffee and Kahlua; ricotta, chocolate and pistachios
Pain a l'ancienne made with 100% spelt, easy bread perfect for beginners!
Sriracha Deviled Eggs. The classic recipe gets a kick from some spicy sriracha.
Smoked Shiitake Terrine: white corn velouté, Indonesian cinnamon butter & arugula by Chef Roberto Cortez at Hatchi, BreadBar
Kenny and Zuke's in Portland, OR does classic Reubens up right!
[recipe] Daring Bakers: Matcha green tea French macarons with red bean (adzuki) paste buttercream filling.
So many pretty macarons from the Daring Bakers but which is the largest one? Here it is - for a chocolate overload!
Chocolate Macarons with Spiced Sweet Potato Filling