A great opportunity, a lovely woman, Pinella. Thanks to her and to Silikomart, the opportunity to attend Pierre Hermé Masterclass at Hangar 78 ……. So I decided to take part of the contest “Dolci d’autore” – Pierre Hermé of Pinella. I knew from the beginning which dessert to prepare: “Tarte Infiniment Vanille”, by the french magazine Fou de Ptisserie. Why this treat and not another one? Because I’ve always wanted to achieve it, and finally the right occasion has come. I spent a day thinking “how to” prepare it … and after thinking so much, I decided that I would respect the original shape of the dessert, using a part of the “Eclipse” mold (as expected). Simply because I feared that by modifying the shape and thickness of the cake, I would have in some way changed the balance that Hermé wanted to create with this wonderful tart. The best Idessert have ever eaten until now. If i should prepare it again, I would prepare it exactly the same way. Thank you Pinella.
If you liked the tart “Pretty in pink”, you will appreciate this fresh, gorgeous tart, with summer perfumes. The fresh lime and pineapple compote envelops the sweet coconut, achieving a perfect balance of flavors.
A refreshing and gorgeous tart, with all spring tastes: coconut, mango and passion fruit. A crowd-pleasing dessert. If you want to prepare an exotic entremet with same flavours, clic here.
Pretty in pink….an american romantic comedy film, starring Molly Ringwald, often dressed in pink. It is the first title I thought, thinking about this spring tart, with all shades of this color. A strawberries custard, then a strawberries mousse and a light lychees mousse: love at first sight.
This tart is created by the combination of 2 recipes: one from E. Knam and the other, from a friend of mine, Isabelle. It is a simple but very tasty: pears pair deliciously with chocolate and pistachios pair deliciously with both. The whole is moist and crunchy, thanks to the frangipane, to the pears, to the shortcrust pastry and thanks to the crumble. In a word, you find all the elements to prepare a truly delicious tart.
It’s sunday……time for baking. A simple almond shell and a light and refreshing red berry “cremoso”. What is a “cremoso”? It is a custard, enriched with flavor and gelatin sheets. Nothing difficult. Everyone likes red berry…..
Tarte bourdaloue….a french popular tart that gets the name from a street in Paris, rue Bourdaloue. A crispy pastry shell, almond filling, similar to frangipane and poached pears. I add almond flakes for an extra texture. I decided as well to use Amaretto liqueur instead of Rhum….. Best to taste the day you prepare, warm or room temperature…..
Last couple of weeks we have been so busy because of our wedding. Only 2 days left, but a tasty and yummy recipe is here for you.
During summertime berries live their magical moment, as they become the ideal ingredients for pies and desserts. Excellent when eaten fresh, and perfect for jams and jellies. During a healthy walk in the woods, I stopped, not to rest, but to pick and taste the deliscious berries purple color, which emerged from the bushes along the way: blackberries. As usual, most desidered things are unreachable. This has happened as well for blackberries. The larger and most juicy ones the were higher. Imagining their flavour, I went beyond the balance, and I fell in the middle of thorns, dragging with me that branch fully of fruits. I got some scratches on the legs, but it has been worthwhile…. and this is the result. Blackberries small tarts: a classic dessert with pastry cream. What do you think about?