Chez Luce

Kitchen adventures on Wandsworth Common

Daring Bakers Challenge May 2010: Piece Montée May 27, 2010

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Recipe: Croquembouche



The May 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Cat of Little Miss Cupcake. Cat challenged everyone to make a piece montée, or croquembouche, based on recipes from Peter Kump’s Baking School in Manhattan and Nick Malgieri.


Cheese Party May 11, 2010

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Recipe: Slow-roasted Tomato and Gruyère Tart



There is scarcely anything more comforting, in my opinion, than a great big quiche with crispy pastry and a super-cheesy filling. This tart, however, with its slow roasted tomatoes and black olives, lets me pretend i’m actualy a grown up while stuffing my face with cheese goo. It’s a winner all round…