Archive of posts from September 2009

    Blackberry Pear Hazelnut Financier


    With all of the egg whites left over from making two batches of creme anglaise, I searched online for financier recipes and found this one. There’s nothing difficult in this recipe, but you do have to toast, skin and grind hazelnuts, as well as accumulate the egg whites. Inste...

    Harvest Apple Challah


    I volunteered to make the challahs for the upcoming Rosh Hashanah dinner at Dr S’ parent’s house, so I thought a trial run of this recipe would be a good idea. Apples are a traditional part of the Jewish New Year celebrations, and a round challah is also common for Rosh Hashan...

    Peaches Baked with Frangelico and Hazelnut Frangipane


    For a finale to a BBQ we hosted on Sunday, I abandoned the idea of a peach pie as there wasn’t time to make pie dough and ended up baking some peaches instead. The huge, juicy fruit was skinned, then tossed in a mixture of butter and brown sugar, then sprinkled with juice and ...