Spring is upon us, and what better way to start celebrating some warmer weather than with the bright flavor of Meyer lemons? Meyer lemons have a sweeter flavor and less of a puckering sourness than your everyday lemons. They also look different with their darker, more orange color. If you were to cross a lemon […]
This Tuesdays with Dorie assignment from Dorie’s Cookies by Dorie Greenspan is for Kamish, which is a mandelbrot (almond bread) recipe. The name Kamish comes from a woman named Toby Reichert, whose mandelbrot recipe was deemed as good as Dorie’s own grandmother’s version. This recipe is very simple, but it takes a little bit of time to complete […]
Dorie Greenspan’s new cookbook, Dorie’s Cookies, was released this week. I went through the entire thing the night mine came in the mail and I couldn’t wait to get baking! One of the recipes that caught my attention was for the French Snacklettes. Dorie received this recipe from Arnaud Larher (a Paris pastry star) about 20 […]
It’s been a while since my last Tuesdays with Dorie post! I’ve missed that group! Trying to get back into the swing of things, I made Dorie Greenspan’s recipe for a Pear Tart with Crunch Almond Topping from Baking Chez Moi.
This week’s assignment for Tuesdays with Dorie is Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups. If you’re a fan of Almond Roca buttercrunch, you’ll love these Chocolate-Covered Toffee Breakups. There’s a nice buttery flavor in the crunchy toffee that complements the taste of the toasted almonds and chocolate.
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie assignment was Tiger Cakes, or petits gâteaux tigre. These are moist, upside-down mini cupcakes that have a nice chocolate and almond flavor, and aren’t too sweet at all! Dorie’s recipe makes 24 little cakes. To be perfectly honest, I hesitate whenever I see a cake as a Tuesdays with Dorie assignment because […]
I made these Cocoa Almond Meringues after seeing a picture of the ones in Dorie’s book, Baking From My Home to Yours. Her pictures featured these crinkled meringues that I could just taste in my mind, if that makes any sense. I had all of the ingredients anyway, so I figured I should make some […]
I was asked to make a Galette des Rois with a request to make it not taste like almonds. Luckily, Dorie has a recipe in Baking Chez Moi for a Galette des Rois which includes either lemon or orange zest. I thought that using orange zest would make a tasty Galette, but later I decided that […]