The September 2009 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Steph of A Whisk and a Spoon. She chose the French treat, Vols-au-Vent based on the Puff Pastry recipe by Michel Richard from the cookbook Baking With Julia by Dorie Greenspan.
Posts Tagged ‘citrus’
Frozen yogurt is something I wanted to play around with some more, especially after the horrible bout of tummy aches I suffered recently, probably due to my excessive ice-cream-eating and cheese-nibbling. That’s a bad lactose-intolerant!
I didn’t think I’d have time for this final entry, but I was at the grocery store the other night and noticed that the raspberries weren’t THAT expensive…and it all went downhill from there.
Here we go again… I told you I’d be doing something fun with that sparkling, juicy blackberry jam, didn’t I? Ta daaaaa!
No, I wasn’t listening to Bob Marley when I made this, though the next time I make jam I totally will. Hehe.
Hooray! It’s my birthday!
If you read this blog regularly or follow me on Twitter or really know anything about me, you know that I loooove edible flowers. That said, I went NUTS when I started seeing people using a flower I’d never knowingly had before.
I really love making madeleines. They’re absolutely adorable all tiny and scallopy from my mini madeleine pan. I was extra excited when I got my coconut oil from Tropical Traditions because it would be a perfect addition to madeleines, I figured.
I’m a total sucker for summer fruits, even if they’re not exactly perfect yet and still a little overpriced, so when I found myself with an extra few pounds of cherries after stopping by the grocery store the other day, I decided it was jammin’ time!
My entire life, I’ve dreamed of the day I would move away from Maine, preferably to a city. I don’t like being relatively isolated, having to drive significant distances to get to anything interesting or unusual, and being years behind trends in food and fashion. Luckily within a few months I’ll be in The Very [...]