I was looking around for recipes for filo dough and while I found a lot of recipes of what to do with ready-made filo (phyllo), it was difficult to find a recipe for making filo dough itself. A friend sent me a link to a YouTube video that’s written in a mix of languages, but… Continue reading Filo First Attempt
This next challenge seems extremely fussy. Custard. Jam. Genoese sponge. Fondant. Marzipan. Whipped cream…SO MUCH STUFF! But like my Dad taught me about tackling huge projects…like eating an elephant…you just have to take one bite at a time. I found the recipe on the BBC web site here. Weirdly, they put the steps in an… Continue reading A Prinsesstarta Challenge
My favorite! My paternal grandmother (Dad’s mom) was apparently a bread-baker. I wouldn’t know–I met the woman a few times but never really got to know her, never went to her house in Florida, never spent Easters and Christmases with her…or any of her four husbands (of whom, I met 2 of the 4). But… Continue reading It’s BREAD WEEK!
It’s already bleeding into the next week (BREAD WEEK!) so I have to finish up this last part ASAP. The final challenge for biscuit week is a showstopper cookie structure; it has to be 3-D and it has to stand up (“which is more than can be said for the hosts tonight at the hotel… Continue reading BISCUIT SHOWSTOPPER: Cookie Houses