Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs topped with chocolate ganache and sprinkles.

Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs

Happy (nearly) Easter! Today’s recipe is a happy accident, inspired by one of my cooking club member’s sisters who cooks along with her brother some weeks (one silver lining of the pandemic is that I get to cook and bake with not just my students but also their families, as they are at home for … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Le Cheesecake Round Trip

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was a simple baked cheesecake, so named “le round trip” because Dorie’s been known to cart ingredients to make it on both sides of the Atlantic (Paris and New York). I didn’t have the spice cookies Dorie calls for in the base and I’m trying … Read more

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French Fridays: French cheesecake (tourteau fromager) from My Paris Kitchen

The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is a baked cheesecake made with goat’s cheese and sour cream, known in France as a “tourteau”. I’ve made this before when we were cooking from Around my French Table and I remember it being delicious (though some of my guests thought it … Read more

Dorie Greenspan Alsace style cheesecake for Tuesdays with Dorie on

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Cheesecake Alsace Style

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week was a cheesecake. But not just any cheesecake – an “Alsace-style” cheesecake. With a dough crust and a filling made from fromage blanc or thick Greek yoghurt, this is “more ethereal than American cheesecake but somewhat heartier than most French pastries” and sometimes called … Read more