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Profiterole/ Cream Puffs with Creamy Lemon Curd

A profiterole is a small French (less than 4 cm in diameter) pastry ball made of custard dough and can have various fillings (both sweet and savory): custard cream, cheese, mushrooms, meat, etc. Sweet profiteroles can be served as a dessert and profiteroles with meat, cheese or mushroom stuffing are perfect for soups. This time I made them with sweet...
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Custard Cream Horns (Trubochki)

One of my favorite desserts from my childhood. Very often, after school, on the way home, me and my friends would definitely stop in a café and buy these delicate horns with custard, whipped cream, or whipped egg whites (egg whites, sugar, lemon juice) cream,...

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Mashed Potatoes with Baked Garlic and Rosemary

Warm, creamy, flavorful mashed potatoes with the addition of baked garlic and rosemary, an excellent dish for Thanksgiving or a side dish for any dinner. Garlic mashed potatoes can be prepared beforehand, just cook them, then put in an airtight container with a little olive oil on top, and they can keep in the fridge for about 5 days. One of...
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Quiche with Chicken, Mushrooms and Cheese

While I used Champignon mushrooms in this dish, you can use different ones, or you can make with two or three different varieties such as chanterelles, oyster mushrooms, champignons, etc. The size of my tart mold is about 22 cm. The dough can be prepared in advance and kept in the fridge. Also, for this quiche I used two different kinds...
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Quiche with Mushrooms, Onions and Bacon

Now with the cool fall weather it's time to bake quiches and tarts! I like them because they can be sweet or savory and there are endless combinations to try. With mushrooms out now, I chose to use them along with bacon. The recipe for the dough is the same I use for tarts or pies, it's my favorite and easy...
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Chiles en Nogada

Sunday is Mexican Independence Day, and restaurants here will honor the occasion by serving up the traditional treat of Chiles en Nogada Chiles en Nogada is a classic Mexican dish originating from Puebla. Stuffed poblano peppers with meat mixed with fruits and spices and topped with walnut sauce, pomegranate seeds and cilantro or parsley. The colors of the dish reflect...
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