A little story about this hazelnut cake – “The Swiss Haus bakery in Philadelphia has sold this sweet, nutty cake since 1923. It features light, airy hazelnut cake; delicate, pillowy vanilla frosting; and a generous garnish of chocolate shavings. The Swiss Haus pastry chef wouldn’t disclose the recipe, so we decided to play detective…” The “we” mentioned here is the very kitchen-savvy America’s Test Kitchen.
Snow is melting. Weather is warming. Colorful and fragrant citrus fruits are feasting your eyes when you walk in the produce aisle at grocery store. Spring is finally here!
My kids are popcorn monsters! Well, maybe all kids are! They just always ask for popcorn. Movies, hockey games, parties, playdates… you name it. Sometimes they will go like, “Mom, I can’t sleep. Can I have some popcorn?” Or “I’m hungry! Can I skip dinner and eat some popcorn instead?” That kind of monster!
Have you heard about éclair cake? I didn’t until I came across with America’s Test Kitchen‘s new cookbook Cooking at home with Bridget and Julia. And oh my! How I missed such a wonderful dessert!
For a long time, I’ve been using my go-to chocolate espresso mousse recipe – the one with eggs that yields a decadent, silky and sinfully delicious chocolate mousse.