Category Archives: Ganache

Peppermint and Chocolate Battenberg

It’s been a fine, fine few days here in the North East of England. We’ve seen some spectacular weather, alongside some of the worst.  Hot and sunny or windy and raining.  A tale of two halves.  So what could be … Continue reading

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Chocolate Layer Cake with Chocolate Roses

It had been a very busy week at school.  Worse still, I had lots of work to do at the weekend, a presentation to prepare and three hungry boys in the house to feed.  Saturday was two days before payday … Continue reading

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Cobweb Cakes (Chocolate Cupcakes)

Moo’s Pantry Please pop by and say hi at http://www.facebook.com/MoosPantry The more the merrier! Cobweb cakes, bad weather and broken heating… So, cobweb cakes – these were another creation for ‘Record Store Day’.  And lots of fun they were too!  Deeply … Continue reading

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Exotic Fruit Entremet (and a culinary BOO)

10/10 for taste. 4/10 for appearance, although I’d accept less… 😦 This was made to celebrate my ‘other mother’, Mom 2, stepmom (although we agree that we don’t like this title, especially as she’s nothing like Cinderella’s evil stepmother and … Continue reading

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Tiramisu Entremet – Final Reveal!

So, here’s the completed Entremet, all complete with Cocoa Glace on top. Here’s the recipe for the glace: Cocoa/Coffee (Coffoa?? Glace) 1 1/2 tsp gelatin powder / 2 leaves gelatin / 2 tsp agar-agar powder 60 ml (1/4 cup) double … Continue reading

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Biscuit Joconde Imprime Entremet (Part 4/5) Dacquoise/Baileys Mousse

Right, let’s make no bones about this, I didn’t even know what Dacquoise was until I read Lisa’s blog! http://lisamichele.wordpress.com/2011/02/01/biscuit-joconde-imprimeentremet-peanut-butter-and-chocolate-all-decked-out/  Luckily, I now know it to be an almond (or hazelnut) meringue!  Isn’t that posh?  I love all this fancy-pants … Continue reading

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Biscuit Joconde Imprime Entremet (Part 2) – Ganache Layer

So, the Biscuit Joconde Imprime is setting nicely in the freezer.  You want it nice and hard as the next part of the entremet is layering the wet stuff and we all know what happens if you dump a load … Continue reading

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