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Brown Butter Pains au Chocolat {a step by step guide with .gifs} //pains au chocolat au beurre noisette

August 9, 2015 | 43 comments

The English translation isn’t quite right for pain au chocolat… I mean, they’re translated into chocolate croissants but the croissants aren’t chocolate like a chocolate cake. They have little batons of chocolate in them, melty, sticky and utterly delicious. I guess we’ll just have to call them brown butter pains au chocolat. Some things just…

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Brown Butter Croissants {a step by step .gif tutorial}

August 2, 2015 | 52 comments

Quite frankly, I’ve grown tired of those recipes that European butter is the way to go. In most recipes, they claim that since it has a higher butter percentage, it’s more flavorful (which is probably true…) and in particular for croissants, it’s easier to work with (probably also true). Being a high school student though…

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Marbled Brownie/Blondie Cookies

April 26, 2015 | 12 comments

Do I ever make anything typical??? Well, these were going to be chocolate chip cookies… But um… How do I say this… I didn’t want to make chocolate chip cookies. For one, there’s like 2 million recipes of them on the internet so why add to them? Also, I find chocolate chip cookies only good…

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Macarons with Brown Buttercream

May 22, 2014 | 6 comments

I wish I could say I succeeded in making these the first time. But I can’t. Truth is, I’ve tried so many times to make the perfect macaron, or at least one with feet. However, every time, I look in the oven and little lifeless puddles mock and laugh me in the face. You think…

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