Inside the cup were layers of exotic cream, almond dacquoise
, cubed mangoes, exotic coulis and pomelo.
Over the years, she's arrived at my door with all manner of elaborate confections -- a Sacher torte, a chocolate-hazelnut cake, assortments of Viennese Christmas cookies, and a billowing almond dacquoise
filled with mocha buttercream, each carefully made in the kitchen of her nearby brownstone.
The Noisette Exotique, a dome-shaped hazelnut dacquoise
covered with yellow exotic glacage and raspberries, strawberries, and mango bits, is a bit on the heavy--but not overpowering--side so if hunger pangs kick in, this would make for a good appetizer.
The second sweet dish we chose was the plaisir sucre, a hazelnut dacquoise
made with layers of almond and hazelnut meringue and cream with caramelized French pralines and Swiss milk chocolate.
Regent Taipei's executive pastry team presents the 'LOVE MOM' letter cakes this holiday season - a French Cacao Berry Mousse with berry coulis on meringue made from jujube, goji berries, cashew, pistachio and apricot dacquoise
. Cake gift sets include MOM and LOVE; each set starts at NT$1680.
Twenty years later, the lightness that fills Kato suffuses diaphanous pale chiffons, airy yuzu mousses, and drapes and pleats of chestnut cream on dacquoise
Josper-grilled, soy-braised beef 'two ways' with assorted mushrooms, kimchi pesto and dashi gohan comprise the main, while textures of chocolate with cashew nut dacquoise
, fresh berries, rose chantilly, and hot chocolate sauce are for dessert.
Dessert is hot raspberry or Grand Marnier souffle or duo of chocolate pave and mini dacquoise
. Reservations required.
Murano Glass Charm is a light coconut mousse cake with mango and lime jelly, and shredded coconut dacquoise
. Bath in the Heart Love with pistachio and white chocolate mousse, cherry insert and Iranian pistachio sable.
Most of us would struggle to pronounce the white chocolate fraise des bois and pistachio dacquoise
, never mind make it.
Total calories per square: 76 Fat: 4 grams Carbohydrates: 10 grams Protein: 1 gram Sodium: 15 milligrams Fiber: 1 gram Lemon Dacquoise
(Makes one four-layer cake, serves 10-12) Dacquoise
: 1/2 cup aquafaba, reduced from Vi cup 1/2 cup blanched and toasted hazelnuts, ground into meal 1/2 cup + 3 Tablespoons organic granulated sugar 1/2 cup almond meal 1 1/3 cups organic powdered sugar Lemon Buttercream: 3/4 cup vegan margarine 3/4 cup vegetable shortening 3 1/2 cups organic powdered sugar 2 Tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 teaspoons lemon zest Non-dairy milk (optional) Chocolate filling (ganache): 1 cup vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips For the dacquoise
: Pour the aquafaba into a pot on the stovetop and heat until reduced to Vi cup.