Archive for January, 2007

Chocolate Marshmallows

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Discussions on eGullet, where I gathered the strawberry marshmallow recipe from, have suggested that the fat content in chocolate marshmallows causes a decrease in their resulting whipped volume. My recent experimentation with black sesame paste marshmallows gave me the idea to add the chocolate at the end of mixing to minimize disruption of the marshmallow’s [...]

Ingredients: Heavy vs Whipping Cream

Saturday, January 6th, 2007

I’ve been assembling ingredients to make a batch of ice cream and to also prep some recipes from a cookbook I’m reviewing. Multiple recipe sources are telling me to not confuse whipping cream for heavy cream. However, every container of cream in my grocery stores are labeled as “Heavy Whipping Cream”. Heavy cream reportedly has [...]

2007 Cookbook Resolution

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

Sweets and I have resorted to New Year’s spring cleaning as a way to shake up our entry into the new year. Perhaps this is us being late with 2006′s spring, but I’m considering it a head start for this coming one. And like it always does, we have come face to face with our [...]

Happy to See You

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

My slice of tiger bread is happy to see you! I tried to get fancy and build up the loaf with as many alternating layers of batter as possible. This time around I got seven layers, though I think I like the usual imprecise look better! I used the cocoa gel from earlier (which I [...]

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