Whipping Cream

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 23rd, 2010

There always seems to be a new trend in baking and after the frenzy of cupcakes a couple of years ago, where everybody was making cupcakes and then last year with macaroons, this year I have read that whoopie pies  will be the new trend, so I am sure we will be seeing A LoT […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 5th, 2009

Today we had two reasons to celebrate.   It’s my son’s birthday but it was also his graduation from the University.   Although the lemon cake was made for my husband ten days ago, I didn’t have the time to prepare the post for the new cake, which is a Vanilla and Chocolate Cake, so here is […]

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Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 26th, 2009

I have waited eagerly the past few months for the film Julie and Julia to come out in the theatres in Greece and finally it came out on Thursday, so I couldn’t wait any longer and we went on Saturday evening to see the film.   I am sure that by now you have all heard […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 16th, 2009

As I already told you I have some guests staying with us, as well as our son who came from Switzerland again, as he had to be interviewed for his Master Degree, which he will start after September.    The candidates are many and only a few will be accepted but the interview went well and […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 3rd, 2008

Special occasions call for special cakes. I am celebrating my 1st blogoversary and I would like to share with you one of my favourite cakes. Blackforest, Foret Noir or Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, as is the original name (literally «Black Forest cherry torte») is a cake I have been making since I was single. When I started […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 5th, 2008

  The Mille-feuilles or Millefeuilles (in French meaning “thousand sheets”), known also as Napoleon, is a two or three layer sandwich of puff pastry, alternating with a sweet filling, typically pastry cream, but sometimes whipped cream, or jam. It is usually glazed with icing or fondant in alternating white and brown (chocolate) strips and combed. […]

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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

Using the basic recipe for making a Spong Cake, there are so many ways to decorate it by just using your favourite ingredients. Here is one of my favourites: We shall need: Ingredients: 1 dose of sponge cake (see recipe) 1 dose of pastry cream (see recipe) 1 dose of whipping cream (see recipe) syrup […]

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