Tag Archives: Sugar

Cardamom Orange Grand Marnier Ice Cream

I’m on a new health kick, trying to live a balanced life.  I went to the gym yesterday so I made ice cream.  I walked to the ferry building today so I bought two pounds of ricotta.  Plus, I heard … Continue reading

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Pâte de Fruit: Fruit Jellies

Chewing on some gummy bears at the theater, I thought of the perfect use of a tub of leftover raspberry puree.  In culinary school we made Pâte de Fruit (PAHT duh-FWEE), little square fruit jellies.  Pâte de Fruit translates from … Continue reading

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A Belated Sugar Rush Recap

I eagerly await Sugar Rush, Spark’s annual pastry event, every year ever since I organized it the first year! This year didn’t fail to impress with a lineup of pastry heavyweights. Continue reading

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Leveling with measuring

In my 8th grade home ec class we learned to sift the flour before measuring and then level off with a flat edge.  Liquid measurements must only be measured in liquid measuring cups to right below the meniscus.  Do I … Continue reading Continue reading

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