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2nd Surprise Bake Along: Sable Cookies + Ganache

2nd Surprise Bake Along: Sable Cookies + Ganache

Thank you to everyone who joined for the bake along! Such a shame that the live video didn’t save so everyone could catch the replay! I really find that is the time when all those tips come out, when I’m talking through a recipe and […]

Cardamom & Coffee Cake with fresh Raspberries & Chocolate Ganache

Cardamom & Coffee Cake with fresh Raspberries & Chocolate Ganache

This is one of those cakes where I was like, hmm, what more can I add? It was for the combined birthday of the Frenchman’s parents (they were born three days apart!). His mom loves Opera cake and coffee in desserts in general, so that […]

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

This weekend Eileen and I did our first food photography and pastry workshop together in Paris. Seriously what an incredible time we had. The ladies that come were lovely and we were constantly laughing in between pastry and photography tips. We made French macarons together […]

Chocolate Raspberry Financiers

Chocolate Raspberry Financiers

The story of the financier is that they were invented by a pastry shop in the Stock Exchange sector of Paris as little cakes in the shape of gold bars that businessmen could put in their pocket as a snack for later. The almond cakes […]

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake

What is it about Valentine’s day that essentially calls for cute desserts? Hm maybe because an excellent way to show love, give joy, and share happiness is through a delicious treat perhaps! Spontaneity¬†plus planning can make the best of desserts. Planning = Deciding what to […]

TWO Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

TWO Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

now now now- I know it’s usually “One Bowl” this or that but I think two bowls is pretty darn good. Well actually I should correct that and say one bowl, a small saucepan, a whisk, and a stirring spoon AND no mixer required. I […]