Archive for category: Baking

What’s Baking (week of Sept 26, 2012)

 

Cookies::

  • Chocolate chip cookies with dried cherries and walnuts
  • French macaron (70% chocolate with lavender infusion, red poppy mousse, tomato-basil-mozzarella)
  • Fingerprint cookies with fresh raspberry jam
Cupcakes:
  • Apple with pain d’epice creme
  • Brown butter sweet potato with mascarpone and lavender honey
  • Flourless chocolate with various cremes (kiwi, lemon-rose and others)
  • Chocolate brownie with our homemade carmel inside

Cakes:  

  • French apple cake
  • Apple upside down cake
  • Flour-less chocolate
  • Brown butter sweet potato with mascarpone

Bread:                                                     

  • plain brioche
  • chocolate brioche
  • honeycomb brioche with pine nuts and almonds
  • sweet cheese brioche with raspberry, cherry, or blueberry homemade conserves
  • English muffins
  • cheddar loaf (rolls and loaves)
  • Sourdough boules and baguettes
  • French bread  

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What’s Baking (week of Sept 17th)

Cookies::

  • Triple chocolate chip cookies
  • French macaron with (not sure yet!)
  • Fingerprint cookies with fresh raspberry jam
Cupcakes:
  • double chocolate with toasted coconut creme
  • brown butter sweet potato with mascarpone and lavender honey
  • lemon poppy with creme de trois vert (arugula, basil and mint)
  • chocolate brownie with our homemade carmel inside

Cakes:  

  • Double chocolate with toasted coconut creme
  • Flour-less chocolate
  • Lemon Poppy with creme de trois vert

Bread:                                                     

  • plain brioche
  • chocolate brioche
  • honeycomb brioche with pine nuts and almonds
  • sweet cheese brioche with raspberry, cherry, or blueberry homemade conserves
  • English muffins
  • cheddar loaf (rolls and loaves)
  • Sourdough boules and baguettes

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Thinking ahead about cake

Two of next week’s cakes:

  • Double chocolate cake with toasted coconut creme
  • brown butter sweet potato with mascarpone and lavender honey  OR, the arugula, basil and mint creme, which was yummy!

 

 

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September 10, 2012 (we won’t be at Kendall this week!)

My GF Sourdough Bread is coming along. Maybe I’ll  even bring a few loaves this week!  Here is a picture of today’s loaf. 

 

 

 

 

 

Cookies:

:

  • French macaron with chocolate french buttercream
  • French macaron with goat brie, arugula and sundried tomato
  • Fingerprint cookies with fresh raspberry jam
  • triple chocolate chip cookies
Cupcakes:
  • Lemon poppy seed with lemon creme and lemon-rose Italian buttercream
  • Orange vanilla bean with nectarine creme (lactose free)
  • Spice cake with fresh apple-ginger creme or creme de Trois vert (arugula, basil and mint–yum!)
  • flour-less chocolate with strawberry creme (lactose free)

Cakes:  

  • Lemon poppy
  • Flour-less chocolate
  • Orange vanilla bean with Nectarine creme

Bread:                                                     

  • plain brioche
  • chocolate brioche
  • honeycomb brioche with pine nuts and almonds
  • sweet cheese brioche with raspberry jam
  • English muffins
  • cheddar loaf (rolls and loaves)

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What’s Baking (Sept 4th)

Cookies:

:

  • French macaron with tea-infused chocolate ganache
  • French macaron with fleur d’orange
  • Fingerprint cookies with fresh raspberry jam
Cupcakes::
  • double chocolate with fresh mint ganache
  • double chocolate with fresh raspberry french buttercream (raspberries courtesy of Kimball Farms!)
  • Persian Love cupcakes
  • Vanilla with raspberry french buttercream or Kiwi Italian buttercream
  • mini flour-less chocolate with a chocolate honey glaze and raspberries
  • chocolate brownie with our homemade carmel inside

Cakes:

  

  • Double chocolate with mint ganache
  • Flour-less chocolate
  • Persian love cake

Bread:                                                     

  • plain brioche
  • chocolate brioche
  • honeycomb brioche with pine nuts and almonds
  • sweet cheese brioche with raspberry jam
  • English muffins (if you bought last Friday please see me for replacement. The flour mixture was not mixed properly and they weren’t at their best!)
  • cheddar loaf (rolls and loaves)

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What’s Baking (August 28th)

Cookies:

french macaroons

:

  • with chai-infused chocolate ganache
  • chocolate with mint ganache

Cupcakes:

  • carrot with cucumber creme
  • coconut with fresh lime creme
  • mini flour-less chocolate with a chocolate honey glaze and raspberries
  • chocolate brownie with our homemade carmel inside

Cakes:

  

  • Carrot with cucumber creme
  • Flour-less chocolate
  • Persian love cake

Bread:                                                     

  • plain brioche
  • chocolate brioche
  • honeycomb brioche with pine nuts and almonds
  • sweet cheese brioche with clementines
  • English muffins
  • cheddar loaf (rolls and loaves)

Savories:

  • vegetable pot pie with béchamel sauce (par baked and frozen, ready for you to pop in the oven!)

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What’s Baking (Aug 7th)

What we are baking for this week:

Cookies:

  • violette macarons
  • chocolate chai macarons,
  • flower sugar cookies with coquolicot (red french poppy) glaze,
  • dark chocolate chip cookies

Pies and Cake:

  • chocolate brownie cupcake with salted carmel
  • Strawberry tarts
  • blackberry tarts with mascarpone creme
  • cherry pie

Savories:

  • feta and dried tomato macaron
  • fresh pesto, tomato and mozzarella macaron

Bread:

  • brioche (chocolate and plain)
  • cheddar bread (loaf and rolls)
  • sandwich bread

 

 

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What’s Baking (July 24th)

My interns and i just finished making the fresh french and Italian buttercreams for the week and can’t wait to taste the raspberry, cherry and apricot cremes on our double dark chocolate cake.

We made the blueberry creme specially for our lemon poppy seed cake, but Diane decided that the yummy lemon creme for the inside paired perfectly with the French raspberry creme, so we shall see what comes out of the kitchen.

Here’s this weeks lineup:

  • Double dark chocolate cake/cupcakes with either raspberry, cherry or apricot creme
  • Lemon poppyseed cake with lemon creme filing and blueberry creme on top.
  • Mint milanos
  • Orange chocolate milanos
  • Lemon sandwich cookies with cream cheese, lavender honey filling
  • Banana, coconut, chocolate chip muffins
  • Orange brioche/ Orange chocolate brioche
  • English muffins
  • Sandwich bread

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