Tag: Ganache

Banana Butterscotch Macarons
Macarons

Banana Butterscotch Macarons

Happy new year! Can’t believe it’s already week 2, 2017 and I haven’t posted since Christmas, wow! Unlike you may think, I haven’t been away or even on a holiday – I had a small job during the holidays, frying Israeli doughnuts at a local pastry store (yup, that’s a first one :D)! My pastry school studies have advanced to the point where I have to practice […]

Fruity Burger Cupcakes
Cupcakes

Fruity Burger Cupcakes

We’ve had a lovely sunny weekend with highlight of a picnic in a nature reserve in North Israel. I made these fruity burger cupcakes the day before while my husband was barbecuing outside on our balcony. Tested and proved that these cupcakes are excellent choice for dessert for both BBQ and Picnic! Upon my last cupcake post we had some discussion about the so-called proper way of […]

Raspberry & Milk Chocolate Heart Macarons
Macarons

Raspberry & Milk Chocolate Heart Macarons

Heart heart heart… Macarons ♥ 3 weeks to Valentine’s Day 2016! Amaranth red heart shaped macarons filled with soft milk chocolate ganache and refreshing raspberry jelly hearts. These are really great treats to impress your sweetheart and if you are new to making macarons, now is the time to start practicing. I find heart shaped macarons a little trickier to make than the classic round shaped macarons, […]

Ginger Lemon & Chocolate Cake
Cakes

Ginger Lemon & Chocolate Cake

A special cake I made for a special friend of mine for her birthday last month. Someone who loves ginger and chocolate deserves to get the flavours in their own layers! Acidity of fresh lemons compliments the ginger and gives some lightness to the otherwise rich cake. I loved using the green m&m’s on top and played with the idea of hint of mint and lemon […]

Triple Chocolate Cake
Cakes

Triple Chocolate Cake

I’ve fallen a bit behind with my posts lately, trying to catch up this weekend and this day is just perfect for a triple chocolate cake as it happens to be birthday of three very special people, my sister and twin nieces in Finland. <3 White, milk and dark chocolate cake with a hint of salt and fresh strawberries. Long recipe post, but based on the feedback […]

Red Grapefruit Macarons and BIP is back!
Macarons

Red Grapefruit Macarons and BIP is back!

The long process of moving and kitchen renovations that have kept me from baking the last few weeks, are nearly finished and I’m very excited to start this new chapter in our new home and inspiring new kitchen. You will see an improvement in pictures, as from now on all images will be taken with my new compact art maker, Canon S120. Hope you’ll enjoy!  

Easter Macarons
Macarons

Easter Macarons

Ingredients (makes 20 macaron cookies) For the macaron shells: 80g egg whites, divided 100g granulated sugar 25ml water 100g almond meal/ ground almonds 100g powdered sugar few drops of yellow and pink food coloring For the filling and decorations: 100g white chocolate 40ml heavy cream lemon curd raspberry jam black, yellow and red food coloring pens Instructions – Italian method Preheat oven to 160°C. Prepare two […]