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My first attempt at crème caramel

[donotprint] As a Taurus, I can be quite stubborn and also a little bit of a glutton for punishment. So last week, in the middle of one of the busiest weeks in my life (even trumping the week I sent my MA thesis to the binders and every hour I would find another revision that […]

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Les petits chefs meet the Daring Bakers – Food Revolution Week 5

[donotprint] The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet. The alternative was a proper steamed sponge pudding which I was excited about trying – it brought back memories of my mum’s […]

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Daring Bakers Orange Tian

The 2010 March Daring Baker’s challenge was hosted by Jennifer of Chocolate Shavings. She chose Orange Tian as the challenge for this month, a dessert based on a recipe from Alain Ducasse’s Cooking School in Paris. To tell you the truth, my heart wasn’t really into this challenge from the start – something to do […]

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Les petits chefs – Week 5

This is the fifth in a series chronicling my adventures in the kitchen with my cooking club at school – Les Petits Chefs.  We had been using using recipes from the book C is for cooking, which I received for review but this week, since it is this particular group’s last session, I thought I […]

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Mactweets – Spring Fling

[donotprint] Happy Jour du Macaron! If you don’t believe me, you can check out the JDM’s official website here!  Appropriately, I am posting my monthly macarons today. Let me start out by saying that I had HIGH hopes for Mactweets #5.  The theme was “Spring Fling” and I envisioned beautiful tropical macs with flavours like […]

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Daring Bakers Tiramisu on eatlivetravelwrite.com

My first Daring Bakers’ challenge – Tiramisu!

My first Daring Baker’s Challenge! Yes, after a couple of forays into the Daring Cooks, I have succumbed to the lure of the Daring Bakers!  For those of you not familiar with the Daring Kitchen, head over to the site to see what all the buzz is about! This month’s challenge was tiramisu!  “Yikes,” I […]

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