Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

October 23rd, 2006  | Category: Chocolate, Cookies


I like personalized things. Be it an apron or napkins with initials OR a candy with your blog's name on it! I can see the envy in your eye, fellow blogger! Well , let me tell you... It was not very easy to get. Especially when your blog's name sounds like a real cafe. Upon my order, a customer representative from M&M emailed me a very long and detailed ...

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Chocolate Desserts by Pierre Herme

Chocolate Desserts by Pierre Herme

October 01st, 2006  | Category: Chocolate, Cookies, Tarts and Pies


"Chocolate Desserts by Pierre Herme" arrived from Amazon during a very light work day. Having heard raving reviews about the book, I flipped through the pages to choose a recipe to try after work. Although I had my eye on the chocolate macarons, I decided to postpone baking them to a future weekend and try Viennese Chocolate Sables first. I must say... These are by far the best ...

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Strawberry Tuxedo

Strawberry Tuxedo

May 14th, 2006  | Category: Chocolate, Fruit


Is there a better way to eat strawberries than to just dip them in powdered sugar? Well, of course there is.

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Chocolate Ganache Tart

Chocolate Ganache Tart

April 02nd, 2006  | Category: Chocolate, Tarts and Pies


As previously featured on my best friend's oh-so-delicious blog Baking Fairy, here is the Chocolate Ganache Tart. The recipe belongs to Martha Stewart. As always, her recipe is right on target. Crisp almond based tart dough topped with to-die-for velvety ganache. When you come across perfect recipes like these, the only way to personalize it and make it your own is how you present it. So I crafted ...

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