There’s a marvelous story about how Tarte Tropezienne came about as told by Dorie Greenspan. It’s worth the read and I encourage you to take a look. However, I don’t use her recipe. I use my Sixty Second Brioche which goes together so much faster without burning out the motor of your mixer. Continue reading
This Viennese Chocolate Punchtorte is one of the most amazing cakes you will ever make. I’ve updated it slightly from my first book, “The New Pastry Cook”. Having baked for so many years there are few desserts I deem extraordinary. This is definitely one of them.
I love Viennese baking as they seem to have a love affair with their desserts. While they are known for their Sachertorte, I truly believe it can’t hold a candle to this Viennese Chocolate Punchtorte. Continue reading