Entries Tagged as 'jam'

How to Make a Dessert Bar: The Favor

Posted on: September 28, 2012

wedding, dessert bar, berry, lemongrass, jam, favor

After doing a bunch of test batches I decided to go with the berry-lemon jam with lemongrass!  My sister really loves that flavor to begin with and one of the best dining experience I’ve had with her and her fiance was at Kiin Kiin in Copenhagen, a Michelin starred Thai restaurant that uses a lot of lemongrass. The deep red color fits right into the wedding venue (a winery!), the flavor is familiar but with a twist, and it actually required the least about of prep work!

wedding, favors, dessert bar, table, jessica's dinner party

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How to Make a Dessert Bar: Jammin’

Posted on: September 21, 2012

Before I was asked to do the dessert table for my sister’s wedding, her fiance suggested that I make the favors.  Somehow just the favors turned into something even bigger, but I’m happy to do it all! The favors won’t exactly be part of the dessert bar, but I thought it would be nice to include it in this series. We bounced around a couple of thoughts, but once the idea of jam came up the decision was set. Lucky for me, jam can be made well in advance, so right before the wedding all I need to worry about are the desserts.

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Goodbye Brownies with Passion Fruit and Toffee

Posted on: August 4, 2011

Aside from being a little homesick, it’s also been hard saying goodbye to all the people I met during this past year.  Most of the friends I made are fellow students and/or similar globetrotters like myself, so leaving France has inevitably been around the corner.  Expected as it may be, goodbyes are always sad and a bit melancholy.  But to make the most of it for two friends, I decided to make some goodbye brownies for our farewell picnic.
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