Posts Tagged ‘cream’

Plum & Cream Roulade

In cake, fruit on June 29, 2010 at 07:22

Week 20 | 6.28.2010

Small, sour plums are raining down from above. Thud, squish, thud… The garden is a sticky mess with plums peeking out, between the rosemary and behind the kale like Easter eggs on a hunt. That’s just fine, I’ve jammed and jarred them in retaliation with a nugget of ginger and a few handfuls of sugar. Read the rest of this entry »


Dark Chocolate Cake & Lemon Curd

In cake, chocolate, fruit on April 26, 2010 at 09:29

Week 11 | 4.26.2010

Last week I came across a bag of Meyer lemons at the office. A co-worker had generously brought in her surplus stock from her garden and I snagged a few (more than half-dozen). Read the rest of this entry »

Chestnut Bavarian w. Ginger Syrup

In cake on February 26, 2010 at 21:03

Week 1 | 2.18.2010

This and the next post (Orange Chocolate Ganache Tart) will be written retroactively, since the treats have already been produced – and hopefully enjoyed.

What a (first) week for trying my hand at a host of new techniques from top to bottom – Decorating the cake with cocoa ‘paint’, glazing it with ginger syrup gelatin, formulating some sort of Bavarian cream with an unknowingly pricey can of chestnut puree I’ve been eying for some time now. Now that the cakes have long since been eaten, I can confess that this is only my 2nd attempt at a layered Bavarian. No harm there. I was happy with the resultsĀ  – appearance and taste. I hope you are too.

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