Thursday, September 19, 2013

Mooncakes for Mid Autumn Festival

  Snow skin with chestnut filling

 Matcha snow skin - Chestnut filling with pinenuts

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Mont Blanc aux marrons

It is a dessert of puréed, sweetened chestnut cream over a meringue.
The name comes from Mont Blanc, as it resembles the famous snow-capped mountain.

Construction of  Mont Blanc:

Circular cake base with meringue.
Secure meringue with chocolate ganache.
Pipe chestnut cream; covering the whole of meringue.
Fasten decorative dollie to base
Dust with icing sugar for that snow effect.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Macarons, macarons....macarons

First batch:
Macarons with peanut butter and ganache filling

Second batch:
Macarons with lemon curd and buttercream

Third batch:
Macarons with vanilla buttercream