Chocolate Cremeux Cake with Espresso Buttercream

2016 is almost over. I’m celebrating this transition with gusto and also celebrating another year of life. I figured the best way to say, “GET OUT ALREADY!”, to 2016 and commemorate another birthday is with two of my favorite things. Chocolate + Coffee in the form of a birthday cake. Of course it can’t just be any […]

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Fig, Dark Chocolate & Almond Financiers

August, in its final stage of summer, has the markets booming with the last of the colorful fruits. It’s the best time of the year to enjoy the vast array of fruit before the fall season begins to creep in. Once the dog days of summer have arrived, I’m eager for fall and there’s one fruit that […]

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Chocolate Ganache Celebration Cake

Chocolate cake and I have a long history. My birthday happens to fall near the holidays. In fact, it’s so close to the festivities that by the time the big day comes around everyone is exhausted from all the eating and jolly-making. Myself included. It can be challenging for everyone to pull themselves together for one […]

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