Posts Tagged Torte

New Year’s Eve Ensemble with Kreve & Tricky

Posted on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 10:16 am

In celebration of our kick off of 2011, Tricky (Trish & Rick) invited Kreve (Krissy & Steve) over for a VIP double date complete with champagne, caviar, and a 5 course gourmet dinner. The setting: Tricky’s apartment adorned with holiday decorations galore, a twinkling Christmas tree, and a candlestick ready and polka dot complete place setting. The menu: [...]

Chocolate-Almond Torte

Posted on Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 10:05 am
Chocolate Almond Torte

recipe: adapted from  Food Network Ingredients 1 1/4 cups blanched, sliced almonds 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, diced, plus more for greasing 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3 large eggs, separated, plus 3 egg yolks Grated zest of 1 orange 1 tablespoon dark rum 1/2 teaspoon salt Confectioners’ sugar, [...]