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Passion Fruit, Mango and Chocolate Cake

Passion Fruit, Mango and Chocolate Cake

January 29th, 2010  | Category: Cakes, Chocolate, Friends


This cake was inspired by so many things, I don't know where to start. Actually, I do. Paris. Denise Acabo's shop, A l'Etoile d'Or. Mr Genin's caramels lined up on the white marble counter top. Mango and passion fruit caramels, to be specific. New Year's Eve dinner party at my friends' house has been a tradition for over 10 years and I've been baking cakes for the occasion for ...

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Best Chocolate Cupcakes Ever

Best Chocolate Cupcakes Ever

October 30th, 2007  | Category: Chocolate, Muffins and Cupcakes


I don't remember getting this excited over a small cupcake for such a long time. These cupcakes from the insanely delicious blog Cupcake Bakeshop by Chockylit made 20 kids and 20+ grown-ups very happy.

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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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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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