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).

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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.
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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.

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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.

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Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Chocolate Cookies

February 23, 2009

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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.

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