Category Archives: Dessert

Dessert

Chocolate Caramel Ganache

From CIA textbook, didn’t have time to make them into chocolates, so ate the ganache cold like fudge!

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Hand Dipped Lemon Mint Chocolates

White chocolate, lemon, and mint dipped by hand in dark chocolate from the Chocolates & Confections book from the Culinary Institute of America.

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Bread Pudding

Cognac, white chocolate and cherry bread pudding with ciabatta bread. Amazing!!!

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Chai and Honey Infused Truffles

Mother’s Day Chai and wild lavender honey from Portugal hand-dipped chocolate truffles based on the Chocolates & Confections book from the Culinary Institute of America. My wife says they are the best she has ever tasted!

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Orange Cointreau Soufflé

Orange Cointreau Soufflé. My wife says to make it, basically you just make a pastry cream and then fold in a meringue.

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Gateau de Crepes

Alternating layers of chocolate and raspberry ganache with crepes in between.  Made for a friend’s birthday.  We were too excited and cut a piece out before getting the camera!

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Bûche de Noël (Yule Log)

Traditional Bûche de Noël, also known as a Yule Log. Genoise cake imbibed with Godiva white chocolate liquor, chocolate butter cream frosting. Swiss meringue mushrooms and snowman decorated with white and dark chocolate. Since some people have been asking for … Continue reading

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Chai Ice Cream

Chai infused creme anglaise made into ice cream!

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Pound Cake

Orange pound cake covered with a very intense orange-ginger glaze. Tastes better when eaten out in the ocean!

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Banana Genoise

Banana genoise made into layers imbibed with caramel, banana purée in the middle and milk chocolate, heavy cream and cognac icing. The little one’s were for my niece (sans cognac). The assembly and handwriting are from Dan, hence the poor … Continue reading

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