Monthly Archives: February 2008

Daring Bakers – French bread

Another month, another Daring Baker challenge, Julia Child’s French bread to be precise. A recipe that was chosen by Breadchick Mary of The Sour Dough and Sara of I Like To Cook. About a week and a half before the … Continue reading

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Ginger and orange semolina pudding with blood orange sauce

Thought I’d try out another recipe with my new favorite combination of ginger and orange. Last time I combined blood orange with ginger syrup. This time I used fresh ginger as well as ginger syrup and orange zest as well … Continue reading

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Lemon grass truffles and white chocolate & lemon grass tartlets

Today is my little brother’s birthday, so Happy Birthday Z! I call him little brother but he’s far from little (nearly 2 m / 6’6”) but he’s younger so he’s my little brother 😉 Now that we’re on the subject … Continue reading

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Go Ahead Honey It’s Gluten Free! – Pistachio cookies

Naomi from Straight into Bed Cakefree and Dried is hosting a food blogging event that is all about baking gluten-free. This month’s theme is Teatime Treats. I happened to have a gluten-free cookie in stock for a while now so … Continue reading

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Art you eat – Chocolate

What do you know, I’m one of three contenders in the Art You Eat competition! Check out all the participants and the two other contenders on the Art You Eat site. And if you like my creation you can vote … Continue reading

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Time to make the doughnuts – Saffron doughnuts with rose icing and pistachio nuts

Had to make doughnuts twice before they were presentable enough for Tartelette’s and Peabody’s Time to make the Doughnuts Event 😉 The first batch I tried to squeeze in on a busy day. This is usually not a good thing … Continue reading

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Art you eat #1 – Chocolate ganache covered orange sponge cake with planetary chocolate decoration

This is actually a cake I already posted 2 years ago but I’m reposting it to enter Art You Eat hosted by Molly of Phe/MOM/enom. This first edition of Art You Eat is all about pretty looking chocolate recipes. Luckily … Continue reading

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