Chocolate Ganache Tart with Goji Berries

Chocolate Ganache Tart with Goji Berries

June 18th, 2007  | Category: Chocolate, Tarts and Pies


My new discovery: Goji berry. It is THE superfood. These berries grow on vines that reach over 20 feet in length in the remote, unpolluted hills and valleys of Tibet and Mongolia. The goji berry is a complete protein loaded with 18 amino acids including all 8 essential amino acids and contain over 20 trace minerals and vitamins. The ones I ordered from Amazon are certified organic, ...

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Chocolate Ganache Tart with Dried Berries & Pistachios

Chocolate Ganache Tart with Dried Berries & Pistachios

May 03rd, 2007  | Category: Chocolate, Tarts and Pies


Same recipe, different presentation.

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Cafe Fernando turns one

Cafe Fernando turns one

March 31st, 2007  | Category: Chocolate, Tarts and Pies


It seems like yesterday... I was reading my friend's blog... I clicked on a link and it brought me to another food blog. What I saw was out of this world. Then I discovered others. Once I started reading through these wonderfully crafted journals of food, there was no turning back. It was a world I never knew existed. I knew nothing about CSS, photography, blogging or anything ...

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SHF #27: Chocolate by Brand

SHF #27: Chocolate by Brand

January 21st, 2007  | Category: Chocolate, Puddings and Custards


David is hosting this month's Sugar High Friday and the theme is CHOCOLATE!!! Thanks to him, I finally got to try a recipe that I tagged as a "must try" a couple of weeks ago from the book "The Sweet Life - Desserts from Chanterelle" by Kate Zuckerman. This dessert combines two of my most favorite ingredients: Chocolate and caramel. Chocolate Caramel Pot de Creme

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Strawberry Chocolate Cake

Strawberry Chocolate Cake

January 07th, 2007  | Category: Cakes, Chocolate


It has been a tradition for over 10 years that everyone gather at The Mansion for New Year's Eve Dinner. I have been attending for the last four years and can not think of another place to celebrate the coming of a new year. Dessert menu was set by the lady of the house and I thank her for that because with the abundant number of cookbooks ...

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