Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

July 13th, 2010  | Category: Chocolate, Puddings and Custards


I’ve told you about the best part of working from home, but I realized I haven’t mentioned some of the not-so-delightful sides. First of all, according to your friends, you no longer have a “job”. What they call a job requires an office - preferably, one with stale coffee and decade-old carpeting. So, when they call you in the middle of the day and invite you out to ...

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Dulce de Leche and Chocolate Pudding

Dulce de Leche and Chocolate Pudding

March 13th, 2008  | Category: Chocolate, Puddings and Custards


Last week, we feasted on a selection of delicious cheeses Mahir and Vera brought back from their trip to Amsterdam. These two generous friends not only shared their cheese but also fed me with incredible side dishes and cocktails. While Mahir was busy preparing us Mojitos, Vera was arranging the side dishes on her grand collection of antique plates - handpicked from flea markets around the world. Brie ...

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Brioche Pudding – What to do with Leftover Brioche

Brioche Pudding – What to do with Leftover Brioche

September 11th, 2007  | Category: Bread, Puddings and Custards


Unfortunately, brioche doesn't keep soft and fresh for a long time and it is likely that you will have some left for the next day. So, how can you turn the rest of this buttery bread into a delicious dessert? This brioche pudding recipe comes to rescue. It is from one of my favorite cookbooks: Kate Zuckerman's "The Sweet Life: Desserts from Chanterelle".

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Lavender Creme Brulee

Lavender Creme Brulee

September 03rd, 2007  | Category: Puddings and Custards


A close friend of mine came back from her vacation with a huge bouquet of lavender and the most delicious apricot jam I have ever tasted in my life. I baked my first brioche to enjoy with the apricot jam (more on that later) and finally got around to trying one of the recipes with a "must-try" sticker from Dorie's book.

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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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