Tag Archives: David Lebovitz

Week 148: Passion fruit and dark chocolate petit gâteau

I have always been curious about the chocolate and passion fruit pairing. The Mogador macaron from Pierre Hermé is a little too tart for me. So for my attempt, I decided to tone down the passion fruit for a bit.

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Week 145: Clotilde’s very chocolate cookie

The best way to know if your cookies are going to taste awesome? Nib a bit of the cookie dough and if you feel like you want to eat another big chunk of it before it even made it into the … Continue reading

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Week 141: Chocolate babka

Have been wanting to try out this recipe for a while, but somehow just never got to it until now. (Also, there were some pretty delicious looking loafs in The Great British Bake-Off a while back, which motivated me to bake … Continue reading

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Week 139: Extra tall devil’s food cake

I was having a particularly bad baking weekend as the Poire D’Eve entremet I had been eyeing for the longest time turned out to be kinda “bleh”. (Although later, I warmed to the taste and liked it quite a bit.)

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Week 122: Devil’s food “blossom” cake

The problem with baking is, you tend to feel obligated to bake your good friend’s birthday cake, even when you are really not. My work lunch buddy is a quiet, petite lady and I figure a sweet floral design should … Continue reading

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Week 119: A berry chocolate cake

Sunday is my “hermit” day. And I usually like to spend it vegetating at home. But a good friend just got out from surgery recently and what are friends for if they can’t sacrifice one Sunday to visit their friend.

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Week 105: Dark chocolate and salted caramel tartlets

I still have a batch of tart dough sitting in my freezer, and as I have a good friend visiting from out of town, I decided to bake up a batch of these milk chocolate and salted caramel tarts. This … Continue reading

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Week 96: Devil’s food cake

 If there was ever any doubt, this is my very favourite cake recipe! It is so easy to make, tastes awesome, and no matter how you dress it up – it is going to look gorgeous. After all, how can … Continue reading

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Week 88: Helene’s brownies

I used to dislike brownies. I could probably attribute that to an ex-colleague of mine, who used to bring us these brownies, which were dry and cakey. And just totally spoil the idea of brownies for me. Until I tasted … Continue reading

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Week 74: Dulce de leche cheesecake

The problem with baking cheesecake is deciding on which cheesecake to bake! I mean, you can’t possibly go wrong with cheesecake, so, every single recipe looks too delicious to pass up. However, when I saw this dulce de leche cheesecake … Continue reading

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