Monthly Archives: March 2008

Daring Bakers – Ispahan Perfect Party Cake

Daring Baker time! This month Morven of Food Art and Random Thoughts was our hostess and she put Dorie Greenspan’s Perfect Party Cake on the menu. The original recipe is for a lemon flavoured white cake that is filled with … Continue reading

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Go Ahead Honey, It’s Gluten Free! #2 – The round-up

I’m proud to present to you the round-up of the entries for this edition of Go Ahead Honey, it’s Gluten Free! An event created by the lovely Naomi of Straight into Bed Cakefree and Dried. This month’s theme was birthday … Continue reading

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SHF #41 – Orange truffles

A quick reminder that the deadline for Go Ahead Honey, it’s Gluten Free! is coming Monday 24rd of March. So there is still some time to enter your gluten-free baked children’s birthday treat! Even though the truffles above are gluten-free … Continue reading

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Art you can eat #2 – Ganache birds nest with caramel ganache filled eggs

The birdnest is made out of ganache that I squeezed through a garlic press. It’s not the easiest of jobs to do, but someone has to do it 😉 I could have opted for either tempering chocolate and using that … Continue reading

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Octopus cookies

Here is my own entry to Go Ahead Honey, It’s Gluten Free! You still have one week to enter with your gluten free birthday treat for kids. So be creative and step out of your comfort zone and bake something … Continue reading

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Spectacular Cupcakes 2008 – Rosewater and cardamom yellow cake cupcake with marzipan flower

I never knew there was a thing called yellow cake until I read about it on Mansi’s Fun and Food. The yellow in the cake comes from using egg yolks instead of whole eggs, how interesting…. So when I needed … Continue reading

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Goat butter boterkoek

If you know a little bit about Dutch cookies you should be familiar with boterkoek. Boterkoek a type of cookie that is baked in a pan and cut into wedges after baking. In that it’s similar to shortbread. The big … Continue reading

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