Posts Tagged ‘fruit’

Crispy

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

This is less of a recipe, more of just an update. If you follow me on Twitter or know me personally this isn’t news. That right there is the first thing I’ve baked in a little over a week. “But Anna!” you might be saying. “Don’t you bake things all the time at work? At [...]

Intellectual Property

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

This recipe has been under contention for a while. Long story short, it was one of the top selling dishes PERIOD at the Big Ridiculous Latin Restaurant, and the owners expected me to just hand it over when I was asked to leave, despite me having developed it originally FOR FUN months before they were [...]

In the Test Kitchen

Monday, March 21st, 2011

So I’ve been getting a little bored at home, waiting for the restaurant to get to the point where I can go in and at least do SOMETHING (once the water gets turned on I can go help clean things, wheeee!) and cataloguing recipes and making up menus just wasn’t cutting it anymore. I had [...]

Moving On & Looking Back

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

***Voting is over and the results are in…I WIN! Thanks to all my readers for the support.*** I know I don’t talk about myself all that much here. I’m more interested in telling you about food. But as this is food related, I figured I should mention it here. I left my job. I know. [...]

Pomegranate Hearts

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Hi! It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Do you know what that means for me? Well, in the past it would’ve meant I’d be looking forward to a day (or at least an evening) off, spent snuggling and probably having a nice dinner or something with Z. But now? Now it means I’m gearing up for a [...]

Sweet, Bitter, Sour…Fluffy?

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Time for my latest cupcake! Wheeee! I decided that for this month’s Cupcake Hero I’d try to avoid buying ingredients, and I almost completely succeeded.

A Little Tropical Action

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Hi! It’s been a while…oops. No cupcake competitions this month. Honestly I just wasn’t feeling the Mystery Box theme (I am not a sentimental person and the things I liked as a kid were pretty boring…ok at one point I had a great idea but it was on the last possible day to enter and [...]

The Popularization Process

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

I was really excited when I heard about this month’s Mystery Box ingredient. It’s something that I feel is underrated and unfairly mocked, even by food professionals (such a shame). I think it’s lovely and actually just misunderstood. White chocolate is a unique ingredient, and while dark and milk chocolate have hordes of rabid fans, [...]

Uncommonly Awesome

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Well well well. Guess what this month’s Cupcake Hero theme is. Could it be…my recently admitted least favorite berry? Yes, yes it could. But guess what. I remembered a totally awesome uncommon flavor combination that I really enjoy and was able to translate it well into a fittingly assembled cupcake. Can you guess what it [...]

Rethinking a Least Favorite

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Recently I thought to myself, while building an apricot-raspberry tart at work, that raspberries were my least favorite berries. Strawberries are sweet and seductive, blueberries (wild ones, anyway) are tiny and tart, blackberries are big and inky and juicy. But raspberries? Really not my thing, unless of course you count one of my favorite summer [...]