Croquembouche

Dulce de leche filling & chocolate sauce This Croquembouche didn’t really work out the way it was planned. As one of my colleagues said: a D.I.Y. dessert! As my buns turned out fine, the dulce de leche was not what it supposed to be like. I will definitely try this another time, and boil the…

Chocolate, orange and almond biscotti

Our Italian colleagues in the BUX office gave these biscotti’s the big thumbs up. No need to say more…just delicious.  PS: we ate the biscotti’s when the chocolate was still warm… -enjoy-   INGREDIENTS (Makes 35) 1 cup (150g) plain flour, sifted, plus extra for dusting 1 teaspoon baking powder, sifted 2 tablespoons cocoa, sifted…

Almond and pear tarts

These tarts above became little pear parcels as I didn’t have enough puff pastry. But, hey, don’t they look cute? I also cheated a little with the pears. In red wine pre- cooked and tinned pears were used. ;-0 (The picture is before they went into the oven) INGREDIENTS (makes 6) 4 sheets frozen butter…