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 ...




Winter is the smell of roasted chestnuts

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We have been riding our bikes in the afternoons taking advantage of the beautiful weather. All over."What is that smell?" Jon screamed while he was riding way behind me. "It smells good!" "Good!" Miren screamed as she repeats everything Jon says. I could smell it too.It was the chestnuts that one of our neighbors was ...








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 ...