sweets and desserts

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Two kinds of Cherry Snowballs: which one is your favourite?

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

summary: cherry snowballs revisited once more; our cherry snowball recipe; Happy New Year! SAVEUR magazine’s take on Mum’s cherry snowballs; Luxardo Cherries are still maraschino cherries; I love happy endings, don’t you? (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) With the buildup that we were given of Luxardo cherries, we were expecting […] Continue reading »

Rhubarb! Rhubarb! Rhubarb!

Monday, June 10th, 2013

summary: SAVEUR magazine’s rhubarb mousse; what’s with the price of rhubarb?; great dinner at The Local restaurant on Queen West; (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) If rhubarb grows like a weed, why is it so expensive? I know I’m like a broken record but I can’t stop saying it: I […] Continue reading »

B&W Almost Wordless Wednesday: I’m late for an important date

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

mmm… π 18°C → 20°C 20°C → 200°C experiments with Irfanview: (please click on images to see larger views and more photos.)

Brioche et un petit Gateau a la Creme (BBB March 2013)

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

summary: recipe for Gateau a la Creme; Brioche birds; a Bread Baking Babes project; submission for YeastSpotting and Bake Your Own Bread; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) March 2013 Lien (Notitie van Lien) is fearless and chose one of the most frightening (for me) things for […] Continue reading »

Mmmm! Blue Cheese and Port

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

summary: Various Blue cheeses including St. Agur; late bottled vintage Port; Fruit Cake gets a bad rap; (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) First of all, many thanks to my sister for taking over with the annual fruit cake production! The cake is easily as good as Mum’s always was. And […] Continue reading »

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