03 mai 2010

La Pistache m'a "tuer"...Killing me softly with these cakes...

Petits Moelleux Pistache-griottesPistachio and Griottes (sour cherries) melt-in-your-mouth Mini Cakes My regular readers know that I am fond of pistachio in sweet recipes. Whole, chopped, powdered or in paste, give me them all !!  It is a fact that my little love handles don't say "thank you" to them, but hey, have I ever said I was a reasonnable person ? That being said, it was totally predictible that I would deeply  fall in love with these decadent pistachio and sour cherry mini cakes, seen in Christophe... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2010

Un gâteau sans farine aussi bon qu'avec ? Can flourless Cakes be as good as regular ones ?

Gâteau à la Pistache et Pralin sans farineFlourless Pistachio and Praline Cake The answer is yes, of course. I can even say that the absence of flourgives a very moist and unctuous texture ... and lots of flavour : as pistachio and almond meals are substituted with flour, the taste is far, very far from being bland !!  Actually, I have found that this cake was quite similar to a giant Financier. To make it short, it is a great dessert to be enjoyed before, during and after Passover, and you don't need to be jewish to enjoy... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2009

Crumble exotique pour culino-dépressive, mais qui se soigne ! An exotic crumble for a too-well-fed-to-cook girl !

Crumble d'Ananas au Citron Vert et aux pistaches, Coulis de PassionPineapple, Lime and Pistachio Crumble, Passion fruit coulis I have been  in a "no cooking" mode these last weeks. But with all these restaurants I have been to lately, when I am at home I have the feeling that my belly is full from the morning to the evening. Excuse my english but "yuck" ! I can even say that I am almost disgusted by food. Oh.My.God. Not the best conditions to be creative in a kitchen...And it's cold, and it's dark too... [Lire la suite]
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