The August 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Elissa of 17 and Baking. Elissa chose to challenge Daring Bakers to make a pound cake to be used in either a Baked Alaska or in Ice Cream Petit Fours.
I have to admit, I’m a little bit obsessed with the DBC, these days my favourite day of the month is the 1st. It is on the 1st of every month, a new challenge is revealed. The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding.
This months Daring Bakers Challenge was a tiramisu, but I changed things up a little bit and created a ‘pyramisu’. It’s a tiramisu in a chocolate pyramid, with momofuku inspired cereal milk ice cream and cereal milk crumbs thrown in for good measure.
I know I’m very late in posting up the result of my DBC for this month, however, I have a legitimate reason for this. With the majority of the month spent overseas, I arrived back home 2 days before the posting date was due. Determined not to miss… Read more
My first experience which soon developed to an obsession with Cannoli started precisely 4 years ago. It was 4 years ago, that I started a new job at a shop which was directly opposite to a beautiful Italian patisserie. Each morning, my request would be a ricotta filled cannoli with a medium cappucino. I can remember precisely how the cannoli tasted, with it’s crispy shell encasing an airy mixture of ricotta cheese, douse in a little sprinkle of icing sugar, it brings back great memories.