Tag Archives: Dessert

The Daring Bakers’ Challenges 03/10: Orange Tian

The 2010 March Daring Baker’s challenge was hosted by Jennifer of Chocolate Shavings. She chose Orange Tian as the challenge for this month, a dessert based on a recipe from Alain Ducasse’s Cooking School in Paris. You can find the recipe here.

I’ve never heard of orange tian, so I was really looking forward to making it. But for some reason I procrastinated, and procrastinated, and procrastinated. I just couldn’t motivate myself to get started. But I’m a good girl, so I didn’t chicken out and made it eventually. Continue reading >>


The Daring Bakers’ Challenges 02/10: Tiramisu

The February 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Aparna of My Diverse Kitchen and Deeba of Passionate About Baking. They chose Tiramisu as the challenge for the month. Their challenge recipe is based on recipes from The Washington Post, Cordon Bleu at Home and Baking Obsession. Continue reading >>

The Daring Bakers’ Challenges 01/10: Gluten-free Nanaimo Bars

The January 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Lauren of Celiac Teen. Lauren chose Gluten-Free Graham Wafers and Nanaimo Bars as the challenge for the month. The sources she based her recipe on are 101 Cookbooks and www.nanaimo.ca. Continue reading >>



I haven’t written much lately – bad time management, I guess. Actually, I’m away too often to pick and buy fruits and make different jams and such, so there’s no time anymore to post about everything. I’ll try to clear the backlog, though. Continue reading >>