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Posts Tagged ‘citrus’

Pistachio Macarons with Citrus Plum Buttercream

In cookie, fruit, nuts on February 19, 2011 at 22:41

Week 51 | February 19, 2011

Into the hands and heart of a construction worker.

Rich Chocolate Pudding & Citrus Cream

In chocolate, custard, fruit on February 15, 2011 at 08:20

Week 50 | February 15, 2011


Happy Valentine’s Day. What does that even mean? The best excuse to play with chocolate.

I love custards and puddings – tapioca or rice pudding, eclairs with custard filling, I recently mentioned to a friend that pot de cremes might be one of my favorite sweets. I grew up eating a lighter variation of a steamed gingery custard my mom would make during the cold season. However I tend to like custards that are lightly flavored, fragrant or fruity.

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Candied Lemon Oat Scones

In breakfast on March 1, 2010 at 19:29

Week 3 | 3.4.2010

The lemon zest has been candied and this week’s treats are in the works. I noticed these organic lemons from (Twin Girls Farm) at the market for only slightly more than regular ones. Zest, candy, lemons…organic is a good way to go this time around. Lemon zest on the left, cocktail grapefruit on the right.

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Orange Chocolate Ganache Tarts

In chocolate, tart on March 1, 2010 at 07:30

Week 2 | 2.25.2010

I came across something nice, dark chocolate and orange, and decided I wanted some in one of my favorite dessert forms – a tart. My original idea was to fill a sweet pastry crust with chocolate ganache that was flavored with zest and some orange syrup from candying orange peel earlier on.

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