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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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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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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