Tag Archives: Mousse

Week 129: Tarte de surprise

Whenever I tasted something incredibly delicious, I always wished that I could somehow taste it again for the first time. Because there is nothing quite like that surprise you get when you taste something so unexpectedly scrumptious. Sadly, that is … Continue reading

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Week 88: Strawberry Japanese cotton cheesecake

Truth. I am getting a bit tired of baking cakes. Don’t get me wrong. I still love to bake, and it is always nice to see the smile of the birthday boy / girl when they see the cake. But, … Continue reading

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Week 87: Chocolate salted caramel tarts

As delicious as the mango tarts turned out, I am ultimately a chocolate person. Give me a choice, I would always choose chocolate. So, it is quite unthinkable to not fill at least a few of these delicious tart shells … Continue reading

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Week 77: Milk chocolate and salted caramel tarts

I have been on a quest to master a sweet shortcrust pastry. Many months later, I am still on it! I appreciate a good tart as much as the next person. And while the filling of this one is pretty … Continue reading

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Week 75: Blackforrest entremet

I have been planning on a blackforest project for the longest time. In fact, the frozen cherries have been sitting in my freezer for more than 6 months! Somehow, every time I wanted to get down to it, another seemingly … Continue reading

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Week 71: Chocolate and orange entremet

I love chocolate mousse. And to avoid not making enough mousse, I usually made more. Which was what happened last week. But that is never a problem. I freeze them in my faithful silicone domes. And the leftover mousse was … Continue reading

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Week 70: Chocolate and orange mousse cake

I am a HUGE fan of The Great British Bake Off, and I mean, HUGE. I must have watched every season at least 3 times, and some episodes even more! In fact, it was one of the thing that got … Continue reading

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Week 67: Bûche de Noël 2015 – chocolate sponge roll filled with chocolate and hazelnut mousse on a hazelnut shortbread crust

Christmas is definitely my favourite festive season of the year and to commemorate the holidays this year I decided to try my hands at baking a Yule log. I didn’t want it to be just any standard chocolate Swiss roll. … Continue reading

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Week 64: Chocolate and hazelnut entremet

This is basically the same cake as Chocolate and hazelnut Bavarian cream with chocolate feuilletine crunch, I just thought it needed a shorter name. Anyway, I am super pleased with this attempt as I have finally discovered the technique for coloured … Continue reading

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Week 58: Chocolate and hazelnut Bavarian cream with chocolate feuilletine crunch

September, October and November are crazy full with birthdays! And another good friend’s birthday finally convinced me to dig out my convex triangle cake ring. This cake uses the exact same recipe as the mini heart-shaped ones. In fact, one … Continue reading

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