Bellwether Hard Cider No. 4, place setting, roasted kabocha ginger soup
Even though the build-up to Christmas seemed long to me, at least, the holiday itself breezed by quickly. Since my family and I pretty much went all out on Thanksgiving, we scaled down a little bit this time around but it [...]
The cheesecake set in my Nordic Ware Pro Form 9 inch Leak-Proof Springform Pan
Cheesecake. I’ve baked, chilled and eaten so many different variations and interpretations in my life that I think I’m coming close to becoming jaded. Nevertheless, my family has a strange obsession for this dessert and requested it for [...]
Pierre Hermé Pastries
Pierre Hermé Pastries by Pierre Hermé, published by Stewart, Tabori and Chang. Is probably the most talked about dessert cookbook of 2012 after reading through a number of tweets from the food community.
Inside the book
There is substance behind this hype. This 288-page book is [...]
Around the beginning of November, my mom told me one morning that she wanted me to bake desserts for Thanksgiving. This wasn’t news to me since I’ve been baking desserts for my family over a decade. She requested a cheesecake (again, nothing new) and she wanted to indulge herself with a key lime pie. I [...]
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family! I’m going to skip a few posts about places I’ve eaten since it is time-appropriate and it’s one of those rare home baking posts. Ooooh… I can bake.