L’Orange

L’Orange

May 18th, 2010 | Category: Cakes, Chocolate


An orange-scented chocolate and almond cake covered with a lacquer chocolate glaze. It is called L'Orange and I'm totally in love with it. Here is how it looked like right out of the oven. I couldn't decide for a while whether I should continue with the recipe or cut my losses and start over, but then the kitchen started smelling like an orange grove and I couldn't resist. ...

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Jasmine Rice

Jasmine Rice

May 17th, 2010 | Category: Analog, Black and White, Food, Photo Blog


A delicious chicken dish that I serve with jasmine rice is on its way. Stay tuned...

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Spring at the Mansion

Spring at the Mansion

May 14th, 2010 | Category: Flowers, Photo Blog


Spring has already come... In two different shades of pink. Let the barbeque season start!

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Peanut Butter, Banana and Chocolate Toast

Peanut Butter, Banana and Chocolate Toast

May 11th, 2010 | Category: Bread, Chocolate


Here's what I did with two slices of this bread: Peanut Butter, Banana and Chocolate Toast. All you need is two slices of homemade bread, two tablespoons of peanut butter, four thick slices of banana and two ounces of bittersweet chocolate. The trick is to roughly chop some of the chocolate and shave the rest very finely. The shaved chocolate melts completely and the large pieces remain ...

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