Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Hermé Chocolate praline slices

A first try at making Pierre Hermé's really delicious chocolate praline slices. Unfortunately I lost patience at the crucial point of putting it all together but I just about managed a rectangle, albeit with untidy edges, and a bit of a mirror shine as you can see from the pot's reflections.

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Spanish Quiche, Tarte Normande and American Apple Pie

Spanish Quiche ready for the oven

Spanish Quiche ready to eat

Tarte Normande


 
American Apple Pie
 
 
 

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Lace wedding cake

A recent wedding cake, decorated with sugar roses, peonies and piped lace and pearls.
 

Bear and Zebra cakes

Here are two cakes made recently for birthdays. Both cakes are sculptures carved out of chocolate cake filled with ganache and covered in icing.  Even those little teeth and tongue are made of icing too!



 

 





 
 



Hermé Chocolate praline slices

A first try at making Pierre Hermé's really delicious chocolate praline slices. Unfortunately I lost patience at the crucial point of ...