Category Archives: Cakes

Matcha Pistachio Chocolate Sesame Mousse Cakes

These Matcha Pistachio Chocolate Sesame Mousse Cakes aka I Don’t Know What To Call Them, should have been my St. Patrick’s Day entry. A few weeks ago I missed Valentine’s Day in the blogosphere, so the next post I put up, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cinnamon Meringue Rolls

Many years ago, in the Pillsbury Bake-Off contest, a marshmallow wrapped in crescent dough won the Grand Prize. Who woulda’ thunk it? I will get to the above in a moment. Chocolate Cinnamon Meringue Rolls. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Well, … Continue reading

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Biscuit Joconde Imprime Entremet – Peanut Butter and Chocolate all Decked Out

“You’re going to love the January Daring Bakers Challenge.”. That’s what Lis, the co-founder of The Daring Kitchen, said to me one day last December.  I was tied up in cassoulet and confit, and a computer crash at the time, so the thought … Continue reading

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Rise, My Little Souffle..and umm, TWOffle

  Souffle. Ahhh, the word itself can be rather intimidating.  Of all things culinary, the mention of a souffle seems to strike fear in some, and it’s obvious why.  If you have one in the oven, time freezes; you don’t … Continue reading

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Baked Alaska – Cake and Ice Cream Again!

Yes, cake and ice cream again, in one post.  I think that’s pretty unusual for a food blog, but again, it’s cake and ice cream; cake and ice cream in Baked Alaska; a retro dessert that still elicits awe when … Continue reading

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