Do you like bread pudding? According to the P&Q for this week's pick, a lot of people don't. I admit that mushy bread didn't look good to me for a long time, either. But then I tried it and loved it ever since. This recipe, chosen by Liz, incorporates caramelized apples sandwiched between apple butter … Continue reading TWD and Kogi BBQ Truck Cake
I think I'm going to have to go with CB on this- not really that "quick." The tart shell comes together quickly, the pastry cream comes together fairly quickly, but by the time you add that up, not so quick.But oh, so worth it.Put plainly, you need to make this. Now. Go to Cristine's blog … Continue reading TWD- Quick Berry Tart
We went to Maui last weekend for a wedding. We were spoiled. Badly. This was the view from our room:The wedding festivities included a luau with the freshest sushi I've ever eaten- I'm talking melt in your mouth fresh. The reception was a four course dinner. Yum.The first course: a shrimp stuffed crab cake:Second course: … Continue reading Maui!
I checked out The Art and Soul of Baking from the library last week and could not WAIT to try some of the recipes. Croissants, pies, tarts.. where to start? We were having a Cinco de Mayo picnic in the park so I decided to to make these Mexican Chocolate Crackle Cookies.These cookies look like … Continue reading Mexican Chocolate Crackle Cookies
I love ice cream. Have I said that? I love homemade ice cream. Although, for some reason, whenever I make it, it's really icy. Never very creamy.Except this time.This week's TWD is Burnt Sugar Ice Cream- burnt sugar mixed with milk and cream and eggs cooked until rich and thick. Pop into the ice cream … Continue reading TWD- Burnt Sugar Ice Cream