Category Archives: Pastry

Strudel and StrIUdel – Strudel meets BBQ Pork, plus Pineapple Cheese

Before I begin my adventures in strudel and strudeling, I’d like to preface this entry by letting you all know that today (May 27th – I posted this 20 minutes early) is my 1 year Blogiversary.  Time sure flies since it … Continue reading

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POM IS wonderful..in Pomegranate Meringue Tarts!

Today I’d like to introduce you to Pomegranate Meringue Tarts. Silky, tart and sweet pomegranate curd atop a spicy chocolate ganache in a flaky, buttery crust, topped with mountains of fluffy, toasted meringue! About a month ago, I was contacted … Continue reading

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“I MUST have Chocolate and Peanut Butter!” Tart

I uttered the above sentence in quotes at least 15 times a few nights ago. It went on from 10 pm until 1 am, and I couldn’t sleep because I had to have it. My SO suggested grabbing a jar of peanut butter … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Beaux et delicieux eclairs (beautiful and delicious eclairs)

This is my first Daring Baker’s Challenge, and I must say, I’m very excited to participate in such a fun challenge with so many talented bakers and pastry chefs. Daring Bakers was created by Lis from La Mia Cucina and … Continue reading

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Three Berry Sorbet-Phyllo ‘Sundae’ Towers

This post runs the gamut from one melty berry disaster, to another melty berry success. Well, sort of. It’s been extremely hot and humid here in NYC for the past couple weeks, so I haven’t done much baking, much less cooking … Continue reading

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