Tag Archives: chocolate

Daring bakers – Chocolate pavlova

The dessert that nearly wasn’t, late but made! This month’s DB challenge was chocolate pavlova, the recipe used a mascarpone chocolate mousse-y cream and a creamy crème anglaise based sauce. In my opinion the amount of sauce is way, way, … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Piece montée

Finally a Daring Bakers challenge that I made before the reveal date 🙂 This month’s challenge was to make a Piece Montée (also called croquembouche). I made the cake for my middle son’s birthday party so I wanted to go … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Nanaimo bars

I know it’s a bit boring only reading the Daring Bakers challenges every month and nothing in between but I sort of can’t manage to do much else. I do make other stuff but usually not stuff that is particularly … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Dobos torta

Late again for the Daring Bakers challenge but not as much as last month 😉 Last weekend friends from the Netherlands stayed with us. Wanted to have the Dobos torta ready before they came on Friday but only managed to … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Milan cookie truffles a la peche Melba

I’m terribly, terribly late with this month’s Daring Bakers challenge…I should rephrase that: last month’s challenge! I made the Milan cookies one day late but they didn’t turn out the way I needed but the heat here in Croatia (where … Continue reading

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Got Milk? – a food blogging event

In two weeks time the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is celebrating another World Breastfeeding Week to commemorate the Innocenti Declaration (1990). World Breastfeeding Week was first celebrated in 1992. Now it involves more than 120 countries and is … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Flourless chocolate cake with Arabic coffee ice cream

I did a trial version of this month’s Daring Bakers challenge half way through the month. I made 3/5 of the recipe (as in I used 3 eggs instead of 5). This was plenty to fill two 15 cm (6 … Continue reading

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