Tag Archives: chocolate

F@$*k Layer Cakes: The Coconut Joy Cake

For all of you who have written and told me you are not so into layer cakes this post is for you.  Over the last couple of months I’ve tried to figure out the appeal of this popular American cake. … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Chocolate Crumble

For the last couple of weeks I’ve had this this low-grade summer cold which has made me less energetic than my normal self.  It hasn’t, however, stopped me from making dinner parties.  What I’ve tried to do is make less … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Ice Cream with Salted Peanut Brownie

This is one of the most gratifying recipes I’ve come up with in a long time.  Sure it’s getting cooler outside, but somehow, for me, anytime is a good time for ice cream. I’d seen a recipe for Peanut Butter … Continue reading

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An Act of Resisitance: Mexican Chocolate

Beautiful and rather intense new video from Perennial Plate about growing Cacao and making Chocolate in Mexico.  I want to know who the guy is in the video and what the name of his chocolate company is?  Anyone help me out … Continue reading

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Profiteroles with Chunky Ginger Custard and Chocolate

Profiteroles are one of those things that in my head seemed a lot more complicated than they, in reality, turned out to be.  In fact they are real easy to make, keep well and are very versatile for either sweet … Continue reading

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Easter Bunnies

When I was a kid I loved Easter, or maybe that should read: when I was a kid I loved chocolate. When I think about it other than the rare batch of brownies, mostly we didn’t have real chocolate in … Continue reading

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Baumkuchen

Instead of making a potentially inedible and time consuming Gingerbread House for the Holidays I made a traditional German Baumkuchen (Log Cake) which is similar to Buche de Noel, but instead of buttercream a coating of glacage (butter and chocolate) … Continue reading

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