Turn One Dessert into Two: Chocolate Cremeaux

Dessert. I don’t know if I even like ordering dessert at restaurants, but I’m fascinated by what chefs come up with at fancy restaurants. For instance: on the menu at The Bristol were items unfamiliar to me, so I made them. I made the first item: Basque Cake — delicious, but the name is deceiving…

Love your leeks

More soup. Soups (most) are pretty basic. Stock, vegetables, maybe some meat, and maybe some blending. I like leeks. They smell nice when they’re cooking, so I did potato leek soup. Potato Leek Soup 3 pieces bacon, chopped 2 TB butter 1 Leek, white parts only, thinly sliced, reserve one large green leaf 1 large…