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Mango, White Chocolate & Pistachio Cake

In cake, chocolate, fruit, nuts on November 3, 2010 at 11:24

Week 37 | 11.3.2010

I’m in a mood for pistachios. Last night my friend came over and we whipped up these delicious pistachio-caramel eclairs (only after a minor mishap with doubling the water for the choux batter). A few days before I tested out this pistachio biscotti ball recipe with a hint of lemon zest and now, staring into my freezer, I realize I have enough mango curd leftover to fashion something delicate but delicious to fit into my pistachio-themed week.

Monday

Clove genoise (sponge cake)

Tuesday

Pistachio-almond dacquoise, a nutty meringue base layer.

Wednesday

Assemble dacquoise, feuillete, genoise, and mango curd cream.

Mango Lime Curd Tartlettes

In custard, fruit, tart on August 9, 2010 at 08:25

Week 26 | 8.9.2010
A slight detour in my baking schedule and a very ripe mango led me to a pleasant discovery the other day. Mango & lime curd!

Fruit curds are pretty straightforward – eggs, fruit puree, some acid for flavor and to cut the sweetness, and finished with butter for creaminess. Simple but oh man, so tasty. Not to subject you too soon to yet another round of macarons (my discovery batch of curd ultimately wound up here), it’s back to tarts. Stay tuned.

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