Archive for the 'Chocolate' Category

Warm Chocolate & Banana Tart

(Click on the picture for the food porn view) In case you haven’t noticed, i have a giant sweet tooth. The same sweet tooth that caused me to lose about $40K in a dessert business venture a few years back but that’s a long story i rather not get into just yet. You would think […]


Chocolate Mille-Crêpes with Orange Cream, Orange Caramel & Candied Zest

I posted a chestnut mille crêpes recently and at this point you’re probably thinking that i’m obsessed with crêpe cakes, and that i need help. Sure, i’m obsessed with eating them but unfortunately my insurance company doesn’t reimburse this kind of therapy yet. While this mille crêpes looks similar to the last one i made, […]


Chocolate Galette w/ Pistachio Frangipane & Griotte Cherry

All i wanted was an excuse to make a pistachio frangipane. The obsession started after i came across Tartelette’s and Melanie’s versions of galette des rois with pistachio frangipane. It looked so delicious i lost sleep over it. As i was laying in bed awake i flipped through the pages of Pierre Hermé’s chocolate book and […]


The perfect chocolate soufflé

Chocolate soufflé is the ultimate chocolate dessert, yet people shy away from it because of all the last-minute work and the fear it won’t rise. Even some experienced home cooks i know are afraid of soufflés and claim this dainty dish is difficult to make, susceptible to colds, drafts, applauds or maybe even poltergeists. As a kid, […]


Gianduja Molten Cake with Hazelnut Gelato & Brittle

I know what you’re thinking. Molten chocolate cakes are so 1999 and yet it seems every restaurant in every corner of the world has some version or other on their menu. Sometimes you just wish the recipe could be put in a time capsule and sent to space for 10 years or so. Everyone needs […]