We recently received an enthusiastic email with photo and recipe from Sue Ade, a food writer in South Carolina. The Pistachio Cream Cake recipe she sent to us is a favorite of a local restaurant in the Low Country where she lives. Sue persuaded the chef to part with the recipe, which we are happy [...]
November 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Baking at Home with.....
January 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Cookbooks, Professional Baking
Boutique Baking, the new book from contemporary cake designer Peggy Porschen is about to hit the shelves. We’re always on the lookout for new ideas. German-born Porschen is a sensation in London where she has offered custom-made wedding and special occasion cakes for many years. We’re inspired by her spare yet sparkling way with cake design. [...]
January 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Recipes
New York Blackout Cake is a legendary foodstuff, which Brooklynites of a certain age long for. Although the chain of bakeries closed in the 1970’s, many still remember this fudge cake with dense chocolate filling in the distinctive blue box. We found that our Chocolate Schmear® Filling has just the right flavor and texture to [...]
August 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Cookbooks, Recipes
Tartine Bakery in San Francisco is a must-visit for any serious foodie or just those who love a great bakery. We took inspiration for this Plum Crumble Almond Cake from a breakfast cake they sell, a recipe for which appears in their cookbook. Our favorite Almond Tea Cake batter forms the moist base for a [...]