All Posts Tagged With: "pastries"

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Cupcakes, farmer’s market finds, and pastries

Most of this past week has been spent making cupcakes! I had an order for one of my personal favorites, red velvet cupcakes. For those of you unfamiliar with red velvet, it is a buttermilk cake, tinted red, with a hint of cocoa. The buttermilk helps make the cake really moist and soft. It satisfies […]

20Jul2009 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Pastry School Update: More Breads, Breakfast Pastries, and Petit Fours

This week was the conclusion of our breads and breakfast pastries unit.  This was a good thing because I was beginning to run out of room in my freezer! We made brioche dough again, but this time we shaped it differently. The brioche has been one of my favorite breads we’ve made, especially when it is […]

16Feb2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Pastry School Update: Breads and Breakfast Pastries

Another week in the kitchen for our breads and breakfast pastries unit has passed, and ohh, the abundance of baked goods. I think I have been following a strict butter diet. On to the food… Photograph (right): Pear danish TUESDAY: We didn’t have class on Monday due to MLK Day. Tuesday arrived with a bang, […]

25Jan2009 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Maple Apple Tartlets

Looking for a sophisticated but simple dessert recipe for the holidays? You’ve found it. Dozens of flaky layers provide a tender base for fanned apple slices sprinkled with cinnamon, sugar, butter, and maple syrup. As they bake, they transform from a flat sheet of dough into  puffy, elegant tartlets, while simultaneously filling your house with […]

4Nov2008 | | 1 comment | Continued