Mango thin-layered cake. Surprised by hotel staff singing happy birthday with a delicious cake to my room. I continue to be spoiled and surprised this special week.
Stollen: my annual output of Dresdner stollen Christmas cakes. Yeast dough kneaded forever, dried fruits macerated overnight in black Bacardi rum and once baked soused with more then slathered with unctuous melted butter and dusted with copious quantities of icing/powdered sugar. And finally wrapped in foil as the ultimate xmas gift of love. I think […]
Branded: a mooncake by any other name
Fish cakes. It’s been too long since I made this perennial Thai fave, here with homemade sweet chili relish and fried basil leaves. At right, mosaic of grilled capsicum/bell peppers dressed with light soy sauce. ambrosia
My main man surprised me tonight with a fresh pineapple upside down cake. roughingitinbattambang
Steamed, peeled & ready to dip in seasoned sugar — a Khmer treat @ today’s market
Impressive luncheon at Paul Dubrule hotellery school, Siem Reap. Salmon roulade w/ mousseline filling, orange Bavarian/bavarois
A deliciously unexpected gift: sticky rice cakes w/ fresh coconut. Thank you Phoeung
Chrissie pud & hard sauce. Boiled in muslin, just like the olden days.
Chocolate panforte & prune cakes. Will my holiday baking never end???