The Language Chef December 14, 2015 Cakes, Dessert, French, Holidays

Buche de Noel- the second of our 12 desserts of Christmas

The Bûche de Noël is an edible optical illusion.  It is made and decorated to look like a log from the forest – an actual Yule log.  And what is a Yule log you ask?  ...

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The Language Chef October 20, 2015 Blog, Cakes, Latin, Spanish

Coocoo for Coconut

Coconut was one of those amazing discovers by the European explorers who found it all over south Asia.   In India, where they probably first found it, they heard the Tamil word, ...

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The Language Chef October 17, 2015 Blog, Cakes, German

Are you an Angel or Devil’s Food?

With Halloween approaching (my fav holiday:)), I wondered why is Devil’s food called Devil’s Food… oh and Angel’s food or Angel Food (I’ve seen ...

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The Language Chef October 6, 2015 Blog, Cakes, Frosting

Feel like Queen Victoria with Royal Icing

Royal Icing decorates cakes, cookies and other delectables.  It is the combination of confectioner’s sugar, egg whites and lemon juice – normally.  As you decorate ...

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