Mini Cheese Tart (Camembert and Strawberry Preserve)

Mini Cheese Tart (Camembert and Strawberry Preserve)

I just made this today, Valentine’s Eve. I was looking for a baked cheese tart recipe that I could try like those of Kumori but I ended up making these really simple baked cheese tart. I like it because it’s very easy and so uncomplicated. The filling is simply  soft cheese, either Brie or Camembert […]

Mixed Berries Cheesecake Galette

Mixed Berries Cheesecake Galette

When this galette first appeared on my FB newsfeed, I was instantly attracted to it. I immediately saved the link to the recipe and screenshot it so I’ll have a reminder to try it the soonest possible. It’s  just so pretty and rustic and no doubt, delicious.  I know a keeper when I see one and […]

Almond Puff Loaf

Here’s another easy baking recipe I would like to share..found it here, one of my favorite sites to visit for good baking recipes although I don’t use their flour, simply because  it’s not available here :). If you think  it’s hard to make good puff pastry, well think again and try this one..I’ve been making […]

Piece Montee (Croquembouche)

The May 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Cat of Little Miss Cupcake. Cat challenged everyone to make a piece montée, or croquembouche, based on recipes from Peter Kump’s Baking School in Manhattan and Nick Malgieri. Croquembouche or Piece Montee is a beautiful cake, I’ve always wanted to make this but it intimidates me […]

Cherry Tassies

What could be cuter than mini pies? TASSIES! I like these mini desserts so much I decided I’m gonna make at least 3 kinds for Christmas or if I’m up to it maybe 12..for 12 days of Christmas…uhm..we’ll see, in the meantime here’s the first one 🙂 This recipe is from last year’s December issue […]

November’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Cannoli

The November 2009 Daring Bakers Challenge was chosen and hosted by Lisa Michele of Parsley, Sage, Desserts and Line Drives. She chose the Italian Pastry, Cannolo (Cannoli is plural), using the cookbooks Lidia’s Italian-American Kitchen by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and The Sopranos Family Cookbook by Allen Rucker; recipes by Michelle Scicolone, as ingredient/direction guides. She […]

Mini Pecan Pies with Sweet Tea Caramel Sauce

I’ve always wanted to try this recipe, so when my mother sent me a bag of pecans, I was so happy..finally I will be able to make pecan pies..I got a kilo of pecans and this is just the first of few pecan (pie) recipes I wanted to try. I did this first because I […]