Posts Tagged ‘pavlova’

Parsha Ki Tisa Pavlova Har Sinai

February 18, 2011

(I had the idea this week to make fondant figures with the kids and then make Har Sinai out of chocolate meringue, actually a pavlova recipe. I’m using the fondant figures to do a stop action synopsis of the parsha.)

In this week’s parsha, Moshe comes down from Har Sinai to find the people worshiping an idol, the Eigel HaZahav: (more…)

Daring Bakers: Pavlova Fun

June 27, 2010

Or maybe that should be Pavlova fungi . . . . Because I made meringue mushrooms with chocolate mousse truffles!

Obligatory blog checking lines: The June 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Dawn of Doable and Delicious. Dawn challenged the Daring Bakers’ to make Chocolate Pavlovas and Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse. The challenge recipe is based on a recipe from the book Chocolate Epiphany by Francois Payard.

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A Swan for Pavlova

June 27, 2010

This isn’t the Daring Bakers challenge. This is a swan pavlova made from a recipe by Stephanie Alexander (or here, via Nigella).

Why a swan? Well, the dessert honors Anna Pavlova, who was famous for her performance of The Dying Swan ballet (clip of her performance of this ballet on YouTube). She loved to watch swans and kept them at her home (rare clip of Pavlova at her home, with her swans). Want more YouTube on Pavlova? Here are some more pictures and information about her. (more…)