Archive for January, 2011

January 23, 2011

>Lemon Mousse Eclairs

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The new semester has started and it’s a really strange feeling. The weather has been like summer non stop. I drive with the windows down, I have been to the beach multiple times to tan, I feel like I’m in summer session. The idea that there are four months ahead of me is scary to think of. While I soak up the sun, I’m going to bake like it’s summer. I made these petite Eclairs with a Lemon Mousse filling. Since the mousse was so rich, the size made these perfect. When my mum started describing them to some people at work they requested she bring some in, they were delighted to say the least.

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January 16, 2011

>Eggnog Muffins

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After the holidays we had a lot of leftover eggnog. It’s so rich that I can hardly drink any, but it’s tradition to get it. I loved these muffins because have these were baked the whole house smelled like Eggnog. Of course I added cinnamon chips to these which was the perfect touch.

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January 10, 2011

>Boysenberry Mousse Tarts

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San Francisco is now fully being hit by winter. It’s been incredibly icy(well maybe not compared to New York) and I haven’t seen the sun in days. I’m already wanting to bake with summer fruits but there’s not too much in the markets. I found this recipe on Tartlette which is one of my favorite blogs. It was a recipe for raspberry mousse using raspberry jam,which gave me the idea to use different kinds of jams. This recipe will be one I will use until summer fruits come around, so that I can feel like I’m eating a berry tart on a summer day. When I took my first bite of the mousse tart I felt like it was from a Patisserie in France. It was so luscious and light.

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