“yeah I’m back… back again… Lizzy’s back… tell a friend!!”
Back with MORE recipes and fun tips for in the kitchen directly from the CCA (california culinary academy)! … and Chef Mary Coe!
…. I have some good news first…..
I AM SAFE SERV CERTIFIED AND PASSED MY EXAM with FlYiNg CoLoRs!!!
* One more thing I can slap on the good ol’ resume *
Over the past week we have done all sorts of recipes… starting with Muffins!!
We made 2 different muffin recipes
1. Batter Method Recipe
2. Creaming Method Recipe
…. YUM!! 3/3 on both Muffins!!
Coffee Crumb Cake… (w/ streusal)
**This recipe makes 4, 9-10 inch cakes**
The dough for all of those little guys is called…
Pate A Choux – (Pattay shoe)
With the Pate a Choux Dough… I made 5 different items…
1. Eclairs – filled with chocolate pastry cream, creme chantilly (whipped cream) and has a chocolate glaze.
2. Swans – filled with a raspberry marmalade strip down the middle and a raspberry creme chantilly. Topped with powdered sugar.
These were a challenge!! Especially the necks!!
4. Cream Puff – Regular pastry cream with Creme Chantilly and powdered sugar on top.
Recipes for the Pastry Cream and Creme Chantilly ( whipped cream)
Homemade Whipped Cream
2 cups cream
2-3 tbsp of powdered sugar
*Whip till sturdy peaks*
And that is another day in the life of Mwa!!
This upcoming week I am making pies, pies,pies,tarts and more pies!!
I have some great dough recipes coming your way this week! If you want them sooner for thanksgiving, feel free to ask!