Monthly Archives: January 2011

Jan 29

Strawberry Almond Macarons

By Sharon | Recipes , Tips

I became obsessed with making macarons while watching an episode of MasterChef Australia.  But these were techniques I had never used before so I needed to get my nerve up.  Shortly after seeing this I was watching an American cooking show where they were making Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting.  This was the first I’d heard […]

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Jan 26

Decadent Flourless Chocolate Cake

By Sharon | Recipes , Tips

Here’s a simple and easy dessert to prepare ahead of time for your special sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.  Make it elegant by plating it in special shapes.  It can be served any time during your romantic evening and if you don’t make it to the dessert course have it with your coffee in the morning.  […]

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Jan 10

Gnocchi Alla Parigina – Cooking Class Demo

By Sharon | Recipes

Jason demonstrated this Gnocchi for us first.  He started out by telling us we were making a Pâte à choux Gnocchi and I immediately thought dessert!  I was going to like this. Pâte à choux is a light pastry dough used to make profiteroles, croquembouches, eclairs, French crullers, and beignets.  These are things I could […]

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