Showing posts from August, 2011

Chocolate with Francois - Chocolate Rice Puddings with Cherries

Francois Payard is the author of the cookbook Chocolate Epiphany that our group uses each month.  This month was my pick and I thought this pudding with cherries looked delicious and interesting. I halved the recipe since there are only two of us here eating and we already had been chowing down on Big Bill's Carrot cake for the first part of the week.  Not to mention I bought a few doughnuts yesterday at the store.  Walmart is now selling Tastycakes here in the south, something I have really missed since we left Ohio.  I could get addicted to those! This is not a difficult recipe, but as many of Payard's are, it is a bit time consuming.  Risotto is not a quick rice to prepare first of all.  But the smell coming from your oven as this is baking is worth the effort.  My kitchen smelled of chocolate and oranges! The pudding is lighter than most chocolate pudding recipes because whipped cream is added into it after baking.  And you could substitute another fruit for the cherr

Blogging Break

I am taking a cooking/blogging break.  I will be back later in the month.  Hope you are all having a wonderful summer!!