I was sad when it was announced that Iron Cupcake: Earth was no more. It was a significant factor in my getting seriously interested in pastry, leading me to experiment with recipes and learn how to make a real buttercream. It was on hiatus for a while as its fate was being determined, and I […]
Posts Tagged ‘tea’
I’d had a really yummy idea swimming around in my brain for a while, and like all swimmy ideas it changed and evolved over time, even getting so far as to be hypothetically written out in my notebook, along with recipes for accompanying elements. Also like many swimmy ideas, it sat fairly dormant until I […]
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.
I was very interested in the quite literally mouth-watering flavor combination I’ve used in this recipe for a while, and for some reason thought it would be best in a cupcake. Though it would still make a fun cupcake, I think the combination of juicy watermelon and strong black tea must reach its fullest potential […]
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!
It’s been a while since I’ve done anything with tea. And that’s a shame, considering how it fuels me throughout each day (even when I was in New York for a couple days, far away from my kettle, I still managed to at least have some good quality, albeit bottled, cold tea every day). I’ve […]
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’ve mentioned before that I really, really like kumquats, but prefer them fresh to candied. I hadn’t tried baking with them until today, though.