I know I’ve been away from the baking for a while–I’ve been working on my weaving for an Arts & Sciences event coming up at the end of June. I have a long list of historical woven bits to complete, so I pushed aside the baking. I decided to watch a little bit of the… Continue reading Frangipane Dreams
Yeah, I can’t go do the cakes yet, but I’ve been thinking about making something special for Thanksgiving this year–making a strawberry-rhubarb tart for Dad. To also allow my SIL to eat it (wheat allergy), I planned on making it with a wheat-free tart crust, a recipe for which I found here (aside from being… Continue reading Tart for Dad
The three basics that were part of the skills section of the final episode of season 1 is seeming to take me the longest! I got the Disappointing Victoria Sammies done, and now, finally, the Tarte au Citron! Just the scones to go…maybe I’ll make those tomorrow. In the show, they made lots of little… Continue reading Tarte au Citron
So today’s tart is Cherry Custard! I wanted to be sure I tried the custard again–to make sure making it wasn’t a fluke–to make some improvements on the crust, and add a favorite ingredient…cherries! You may notice in upcoming months that there are a few combinations that get repeated, like chocolate and caramel, s’mores, Chai,… Continue reading Sweet Cherry Piiiiiiiiie!! I mean, Tart!
I started making the Baked Alaska at the end of the last challenge, but had several failures (much like Ian on the show, who pitched his entire effort into the trash and stormed off). 1. Ice cream–I bought pre-made ice cream rather than making home-made, and I really need to mix it with the Oreos… Continue reading Tarts and Pies Week!