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Crostata and sugar in a plum. Plum Plum!

She looks like a sugar plum!

The 2010 November Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Simona of briciole. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make pasta frolla for a crostata. She used her own experience as a source, as well as information from Pellegrino Artusi’s Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well.

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Mascarpone Cheese, Chocolate and Coffee in a Cake. What more could you want?

A couple of months back Kanu, Namrata, Atul and I were at Don Giovannis for Coffee. Namrata and I ordered a Tiramisu and Atul turned his nose up at the idea of dessert. The Man With the Iron Will however melted when the Tiramisu arrived. We all dug into spoonfuls of the decadent dessert and I was really enjoying it when a declaration from the iron man made me see green. “This is the best Tiramisu I’ve had., I am sorry sweetheart but this is better than yours’. While the other two sniggered I slowly turned into a mottled green and decided that I needed to do something about my reputation.. Read more

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