Archive for April, 2018

zip and zing

Recipe: fresh ginger beer I jumped the gun a couple of weeks ago and had my hair cut off, donating the 10-12 inch ponytails to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. My reasoning for keeping it long was for ease of management under…

Cinnamon & Cajeta Cake

This week I finished the second round of edits on my new book. That’s about half way through the process, but it still felt like a reason to celebrate. I like to celebrate, even the small stuff. Why wait? Celebrate…

triple coconut cream pie

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Pedoman Tentang Permainan Poker

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Esensi dari permainan Poker bagi seluruh penggemarnya diatas meja taruhan adalah memperoleh 2 kartu lalu menempatkan taruhan didalamnya, berikutnya 3 kartu akan diletakkan dalam posisi terbuka diatas meja dan masing-masing pemain mempunyai hak untuk meningkatkan taruhannya. Langkah berikutnya yakni kartu…

Dans les cuisines de la pinte des Mossettes, avec Romain Paillereau!

J’avoue, j’ai de la chance ! Parce que quand je peux manger en cuisine et profiter de faire des photos durant le service, et ça, dans un restaurant étoilé, j’ai de la chance ! Surtout quand c’est Romain Paillereau qui…

Asparagus Mimosa

I came to the conclusion a while back that there isn’t a vegetable that’s not better roasted. I backtracked a bit, not just because that idea was too many double-negatives in one sentence, but thought that peas probably aren’t better roasted.…

Butterscotch Pot de Crème (and Pumpkin Version for Fall)

This is a recipe I developed for Tilia‘s dessert menu. Steven Brown, the chef/owner wanted a turbo charged version of the butterscotch pudding from his childhood. We went with a Pot de crème, which is essentially as decadent as creme…

Crunchy, Sweet, and Tangy Bread and Butter Pickles

I love bread and butter pickles. That sweet tangy crunch layered into burgers, diced in tunafish sandwiches, or just grabbed straight out of the jar and snacked on. As a kid it was the only pickled thing I really liked.…

Velouté d’asperges vertes, burrata et poisson fumé

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Une recette qui s’accordera parfaitement avec le petit brin de muguet du 1er mai. On est dans le thème au niveau des couleurs, très printanier… Qu’il fasse beau ou pluvieux, vous choisirez de servir cette entrée froide ou chaude… Pas…

Jerusalem Bagels

I’ve been meaning to make Jerusalem bagels ever since I went there, and saw the loopy breads dangling from wagons and off pegs in shops. With all the hummus being consumed everywhere, it was easy to understand why so much bread…

alas, the baguette

Recipe: sourdough baguettes After spending the last two months trying different recipes and employing a variety of techniques, I think I’ve finally found the right sourdough baguette recipe! By “right”, I mean it has all of the qualities I seek…

Grilled Beef Banh Mi

Grilled Beef Banh Mi

I know, I know, its been a nano-second since I posted the Chicken Banh Mi, but its beefy sister, this Grilled Beef Banh Mi, is a must share.  It’s actually the one my boys prefer, and if I’m lucky by…

Chocolate Bundt with White Chocolate-Raspberry Cream

This Brilliant Bundt Pan is my recent favorite piece of kitchen equipment. It is so elegant and fun. A simple cake baked in it really is worthy of standing alone on a pedestal. However, I decided to gild the lily and…

Carnet de voyage Los Angeles – Californie

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Carnet de voyage Los Angeles – Californie

Mercredi 21 mars 2018 – 4h

Le réveil sonne, forcément à cette heure-ci ça pique un peu. mais je suis tellement excitée à l’idée d’aller fouler le sol américain pour la première fois…

Flan

Flan is one of my youngest son’s favorite desserts. He orders it whenever it is available and often requests it for his birthday. I haven’t made a flan is a long time, and promised him it would be my next…