Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Chocolate and Coffee Yule Log

Simple way decoration, meringue mushroom, fondant snowman...



Friday, December 7, 2007

Cookies


Butter fingers, Thumbprint with orange jelly.

Chocolate chip cookie pie




Ingredients:


1 pound unsalted butter
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
2 1/4 cups packed light-brown sugar
4 large eggs
3 cups plus 2 tablespoons pastry flour
3 cups bread flour
1 tablespoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
2 pounds Jacques Torres House (60 percent cocoa) Chocolate or other best-quality semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped


Directions:


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. prepare pie dish

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Reduce speed to low and add both flours, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, and chocolate; mix until well combined.
Pour into 4 X 8 in pie shell for 15- 20 minutes gold and brown or using a 4-ounce scoop for larger cookies or a 1-ounce scoop for smaller cookies, scoop cookie dough onto prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Bake until lightly browned, but still soft, about 20 minutes for larger cookies and about 15 minutes for smaller cookies.


Recipe from Jacques Torres

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Bow ties cookies


Chocolate chip cookies and strawberries dip


Symphonie Christmas Log

This log made from Piere Herme pastry 's book, Vanilla bavarois, joconde sponge, fresh fruit decoration.

Fruit tart

I found it's interesting that arrange the fruit not in traditional way. This tart is great with berries and fresh apricots.


Ice Cream Log

Let 's add dessert ice cream cake to the list. It's simple and easy to make . Choose your favorite ice cream and create one.

For this log, I use chocolate sorbet, raspberry sorbet and strawberry ice cream with a thin sponge for the base.