This tart was part of my Thanksgiving dinner plan, in fact, this tart was the conclusion of the Thanksgiving dinner, so it had to be good! and tons of planning went into it, but plans, usually mine, don’t always go as expected. I should have prepped the tart a couple of days in advance, throw […]
Apple and Black Currant Tart
For the trained eye, those adept at baking and pastry making (hopefully not, because I need some encouragement here but I’m ready and could use some constructive criticism), this tart will show some basic execution flaws, like the walls aren’t thin enough or tall enough, and the filling doesn’t reach the edge of the crust […]
Brioche Rolls : Yogurt : Nutella : oh so good!
Ok, this is probably one of the best things to ever have come out of my oven. An accident? very likely! Nutella and Yogurt, what a powerful combination turns out, simple and delicious and they were just sitting in my fridge …and I didn’t want them to go bad (not that nutella ever lasts that […]
Palmiers! Palmeritas! Puff Pastry Elephant Ears? Sure!
I knew at some point I’d come back to my frozen puff pastry which took a good chunk of my time to make but it was well worth it. This sweet pastry treat was a pretty common snack growing up. Very easy to make… once the puff pastry is done of course. Anywho… without further […]
Feuilletage = Puff Pastry = Magic!!!
I finally found some time to make classic puff pastry dough. Been extremely curious about it for a while, well, after tasting the results, this dough has to be the best combination between engineering and food making. Ah… the french, they sure know what they’re doing. I own Jacques Pepin’s “La Technique”, a beautiful book […]