Samurai Delicatessen

Wednesday, November 29, 2006



These brownies, "French" brownies from Dorie Greenspan's new book, have raisins and a touch of cinnamon.

Chocolate Cookie

Chocolate Cookie


Chocolate Date Baklava
Chocolate Date Baklava

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Caramel Tart With Milk Chocolate Mousse

Caramel Tart with Milk ChocolateMousse
Milk Chocolate Mousse in High-Key

I piped the left-over mousse into glasses and practiced taking "high-key" photographs.

Monday, November 06, 2006

Gingerbread Financier, Pumpkin Creme Brulee Jack-o-lanterns.

Gingerbread Pumpkin Creme Brulee
Gingerbread Pumpkin Creme Brulee

This recipe is from Sherry Yard's The Secrets of Baking. You have a followed out mini-pumpkin (3-4" diameter), with a gingerbread financier disc in the bottom, glazed with apple caramel glaze, topped with pumpkin creme brulee and burnt sugar. The montage shows (clockwise from left) a pumpkin, a hollowed pumpkin, the apple caramel glaze, and the gingerbread financier discs. The gingerbread financier recipe is online here. The apple caramel glaze is online here.