Archive for ingredient chestnuts




Chocolate and chestnut cake and a year in review

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Phew...This is what goes through my mind when I think of 2012.I traveled, met people, published a book, taught, learnt, and watched Jon and Miren grow so quickly. He turned 6, she turned 3. They came along on many of my trips and I could see their minds explode with curiosity and imagination.After so much ...






Creamy Spring Buckwheat, Chocolate and Chestnut Pudding Cakes and Thinking About Japan

Today I feel lucky. I look around and I am surrounded by my family, my children thriving, playing without a care in the world, like healthy children do. Seeing the images that come from Japan are heartbreaking. How we can lose it all in an instant. In the blink of an eye our lives can ...






Fall Flavors, Macarons and the Daring Bakers

It wouldn't surprise me if I am indeed the last Daring Baker to post the challenge today. "Phew..." It almost didn't happen! Life has been crazy with all sorts of unexpected events, travel and finishing up side projects before baby arrives. I made the macarons right before I went on a weekend getaway, but did ...