4th Adaptation: Earl grey Napoleons

Remember these ? They were one of the first recipes I tried. There was whipped ganache infused with tea, chocolate almond tart dough and candied orange peel. Not terribly difficult, but who really has that kind of time? These were fun to remake because I really made them easy and my hubby LOVED them. First….skipContinue reading “4th Adaptation: Earl grey Napoleons”

3rd Adaptation: Raspberry Almond Tea Cakes

Remember these little gems? They were one of this first recipes I attempted. Not very hard…but I still thought I could improve on the time and effort level. Here’s how they originally looked like in the book, followed by the way they turned out the first time I made them….. Kind of Christmasy all onContinue reading “3rd Adaptation: Raspberry Almond Tea Cakes”

40th Recipe: Not Your Grandmother’s Buche de Noel

The traditional Buche de Noel is made to represent a log…remember ? (Recipe # 31) . This one is meant to bring it into the 21st century. This Christmas dessert is a mousse rather than a jelly roll cake. Here’s the picture from the book…. Gorgeous, uh ? There’s a thin chocolate cake on theContinue reading “40th Recipe: Not Your Grandmother’s Buche de Noel”