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As our final episode of NO RESERVATIONS approaches, I’ve been asked to write a top ten list of personal favorites. That’s hard to do. It’s been a mixed bag—and deliberately so.
I’m not normally one for hot chocolate , having made myself ill on thick Spanish hot chocolate and churros. Too many people had however mentioned Monsieur Truffe when I asked tips on places to explore in Fitzroy, my new stomping ground. Well it was amazing. Perfect sized tiny mugs of rich dark chocolate , not too sweet and not too rich- just right. And the Mocha which is my favourite of all was made with an 85% bitter chocolate and coffee and was pure heaven in a cup. Read more…
Stuffed Tofu with Pork It has been a busy week.. plus it was my birthday 3 days ago! Ahh.. getting another year older.. ops!!! Anyway, we should have gone out for dinner but the restaurant was fully booked even if we booked it a month before my birthday! However, we managed to reserve a table for 2 next Friday!
Bio-hazard! Dexter Blood Slide Suckers: Eat With Caution! You know what’s really scary?
I’ve been in a mini-mood lately when it comes to baking and these bite-sized pies met my big craving. They are really, really easy. Let me show ya. Of course, it didn’t hurt that I used ready to roll refrigerated pie crust. It comes two to a box and if you roll each round pie crust a little bit thinner with a rolling pin, you can get 24 mini pumpkin-shaped pie crusts out of them. Make sure you use all the dough scraps and re-roll to maximize quantities.
Thanksgiving Special: Cranberry Cheesecake I’ve always loved Thanksgiving, and always hated pumpkin pie. I think most people don’t really like pumpkin pie all that much. If they did, why would they only eat it once a year? So every year I like to try a new pie.