I realize that my better than sex chocolate cupcakes are not the simplest recipe around. In fact, I would consider multiple aspects of it as difficult. So in result, I want to dedicate a post towards some of the techniques we covered.
Today we’re going to be talking about the cupcakes that ranked number 2! These are a five part chocolate cupcake, and they are from the cupcake project over here. They have some pretty cool projects and I definitely plan on reblogging from them more often.
So the cupcake that ranked number two contained five different types of chocolate, heres a list for you all!
- Chocolate cupcake
- mini chocolate chips
- chocolate mousse
- chocolate ganache
- white chocolate drizzle
The result: our featured picture!
Birthdays. Birthdays? Birthdays! Today we’re going to take a quick detour on our series of pasta and focus on the one food item associated with birthdays–cakes! More specifically, let’s focus on mini cupcakes today. The reason why we’re focusing on … Continue reading
Pasta is one of the most versatile bases that the Western culinary culture has developed. Just by heading over to google, one can see the huge selection.
It is most definitely possible to spend months looking through different types of pasta. Instead, of focusing on pasta, I’d like to spend a few days focusing on what has become my goto dish. Many who know me will always expect pasta when I cook for a crowd. But refocusing on my introduction, pasta is a “base”. Although there are multiple types of pasta and the variety itself is head spinning. To talk about pasta, we must consider that pasta itself cannot be a dish. Instead, it is the combination of pasta, sauce, and method that makes the delicacy most, if not all, of us have come to know. More after the break
To start off my pasta series, let us consider the basic methods in cooking pasta. When I say cooking, I refer to the actual process of getting the noodles cooked; not the sauces or any other process.
Talk about a typical first post. To get this blog started, lets talk about my two favorite tools in cooking.
1. A silicon spatula
2. A pyrex glass bowl
With all seriousness, I believe that they are a staple to any kitchen.
I’ve used my spatula to stir, mix, fold, cook…. I mean I probably use it more than its designed for but it is one of the most versatile “stirring” item in the kitchen. It also helps when I’m trying to get that last drop of brownie batter into the pan.
My pyrex bowl… I don’t know what I wouldn’t do with it. I’ve eaten in it, baked in it, cooked in it…. I mean don’t put it over a fire but there is so much you can do and since the glass is smooth, its perfect when you are trying to whip up some whipped cream and meringue.
Look forward to my next post soon!!!