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Flan Pâtissier or Custard Pie

Hello everybody!

I don’t know if it’s because it’s cold outside and I feel like cocooning in my warm apartment, but I have been craving for sweets a lot lately! 610 more words

Recipes

(livi): pithiviers

pure deliciousness!

this is my idea of a perfect (coffee) dessert…with a flaky crust surrounding such a moist, not-to-sweet, filling. the prune jam and almond cream were such a wonderful combination. 179 more words

Baking

Thanksgiving Part II - Desserts In Gluten-free form

In keeping up with my gluten-free menu this year, I have made my selection for thanksgiving desserts from here.  And frankly, the choices are a refreshing alternative to the usual pumpkin pie and such that’s been served in our household year in and year out.   33 more words

Food

ZUCCHINI LEMON & WALNUT CAKE + COOKBOOK REVIEW

A while ago I was browsing cookbook suggestions in amazon.com and spotted one called “French Desserts“, by Hillary Davis. I simply had to investigate it further. 1,620 more words

Desserts, Sweets

(livi):pear tart with crunchy almond topping

this recipe was such a winner!!!…the perfect combination of sweet, flaky, crunchy and crisp all in one!

and i think we all have to admit that after the… 342 more words

Baking

(livi): chocolate crème caramel

so here’s my option and photos of the chocolate creme caramel from dorie greenspan’s “baking chez moi”  cookbook… it’s an easy dessert and one that would really fly for anyone who likes a pudding type texture.  186 more words

Baking

(livi): eclairs

these eclairs from dorie greenspan’s cookbook were amazingly yummy and so much fun to make!!! the vanilla pastry cream was very involved, but easy to make…all at once it began to boil and then thickened up so much that it stuck to my whisk and came away from the edges of the pan. 257 more words

Baking