Posts Tagged ‘alice medrich’

Bittersweet Deception: Chocolate Mousse Cake with Mocha Topping

February 24, 2012

Be happy, it’s Adar! This luscious dessert is lower fat chocolate mousse cake, topped with mocha cream (and I am pretty sure I can adapt it for Pesach).


Chocolate Cookies You Must Make for Passover

March 16, 2011

(From the archives (February 2009), but updated with new pictures and more information)

These cookies are fabulous. A thin crackly crust yields to a soft, moist, intensely chocolate interior, punctuated with rivulets of melted chocolate and large  and chunks of nuts.

Michel Rostang’s Double Chocolate Mousse Cake (Dorie Greenspan)

January 21, 2011

I made lots of Dorie desserts for Hanukah: speculoos, apple cake (this time with flour instead of potato starch), this mousse cake, and croquants.


Better Lemon Bars

January 26, 2010

Vera really knows what she is talking about. Her lemon bars (based on a recipe from Alice Medrich) were just about the best I have ever made.


Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Chocolate Cookies

February 23, 2009


I am already thinking ahead to Passover. I gave one of my favorite flourless cookies from last year a test run.

The cookies are based on a recipe from Maida Heatter that has been copied all over.  Or rather, it is based on that recipe plus a variation by Alice Medrich that calls for all semisweet chocolate and a mere two tablespoons of butter.