Horchata is a sweet drink in Spain made of tigernuts.Continue reading “Valencia, Spain – Breakfast”
Recipe: Banana Walnut Bread
Last week I posted pictures of some of my dishes and asked what recipes you would like me to share. This first one came from BrilliantViewpoint of brillantviewpont.com:
Recipe: Salt Cured Duck Egg
This 3-step recipe for making salt cured duck egg is provided by my friend Vivian, who has perfected the simplest method of making this Chinese delicacy.
Food Traveler’s Guide to San Francisco – Hot List 2016
Liholiho Yacht Club
San Francisco meets Hawaii at this ingredient-driven, Spam-flaunting restaurant.
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Two things I miss most from visiting b.patisserie in San Francisco: one is chef Brenda Leong’s delicious kouign amann – I have yet to find anything like it in Seattle. The other is Bostock.
Bostock is toasted brioche soaked in pastry syrup, topped with almond cream(frangipane) and sliced almonds. It is quite easy to make, as long as you have day-old brioche. I didn’t have day-old brioche at hand, so I made one from scratch and waited till the next day to make bostock. I know it sounded like wasting a good loaf of freshly baked brioche. But when one wants a bostock, one must have it!
Orange Pastry Syrup
2 cups water
1 cup sugar
orange juice, Grand Marnier, Cointeau or Triple Sec (to taste)
Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring syrup to a boil. Once sugar dissolves, remove from heat and cool. Add orange juice or liquer to syrup. Syrup keeps up to one month in the refrigerator. Continue reading “Bostock”