Theme: Cooking for twenty
27 October 2006
A rather complicated dessert for Sugar High Friday 24 - little banana cake squares, layered with spiced caramel pastry cream and glazed with chocolate and burnt caramel. Worth the work!
10 September 2006
Jelly, Swiss, and roulade - it's all rolls. Chocolate, strawberry, and peach - enough to feed a crowd.
15 July 2006
Loot from Scharffen Berger inspires a raspberry studded ricotta cupcake with shards of roasted cacao nibs. Chocolicious.
13 June 2006
Little wheels of pasta, ridged and delicate, tumbled with homemade pesto and red peppers roasted and simmered in balsamic vinegar. Good for a side or a main - good warm or cold - good at any time, really.
4 June 2006
A fruity, delicious little muffin with a yellow, creamy center and a finish like key lime pie, inspired by Mahanandi's strawberry muffins and the urge to bake extravagant comfort food after a distracting week.
14 May 2006
Little tart citrus bites: grapefruit, lemon, and lime. And a new silicone tart pan. Cuteness all round.
10 May 2006
A sugar cookie recipe that makes an enormous amount of darling little cookies. 3 cups of butter!
23 April 2006
In which St. George's Day is celebrated with the diminutive, flaky piece of pastry awesomeness that is the Eccles cake. And I make puff pastry from scratch, shocking myself in the process.
17 April 2006
In which I make sausage for Easter, and I learn to like it. Sausage, that is. I already like Easter a lot.
6 April 2006
A very un-Lent-like spring meal, with the most spectacular Spanish dish. I rustle up some desserts and tapas to accompany, including the very best thing you can do with a four-dollar bottle of red wine.
19 February 2006
Brown your meat. Brown it boldly...
9 January 2005
Birthday cake! I like to make my own.