Monday, November 20, 2006

Still no knitting content

Looking back over last week I realised there was no real knitting content there. Despite my aim to work on only a couple of things to get them finished, there hasn't been as much knitting happening as I'd like. But there will be soon - I promise! But right now, this post will not change the lack of knitting content issue.

But look at this - how can this not delight!


It is the Gooey Chocolate Stack from Nigella's How to be a Domestic Goddess - 3 layers of chocolate meringue with chocolate creme patissiere (I think that's how you spell it!) layered in between. I subbed the pistachio slivers on top for raspberries - so right with chocolate! Made for BBQ lunch yesterday to celebrate my and the Fabulous F's birthdays.

I've never watched her cooking show but from what I know, this is absolutely typical of her style of cooking - gooey, rich, a little messy, requires much finger licking, full of good bad things like 300ml cream, 300ml full cream milk, 100g dark choc, 5 tbsp dutch cocoa, 6 eggs, 400g caster sugar (do I need to go on...). But oh my, it was GOOD - we all had seconds.

This was all that was left (before husby and I put it out of its misery and finished it off).

Neither of us needed dinner last night ...

8 comments:

littlejennywren said...

You must surely be the Queen of Pavs. Are you originally from the country?

k*girl said...

oh my, how delightfully decadent is that cake??? Happy birthday to you both!

KO said...

I HAVE to buy that cook book! So much yummy food!!!!

AJ said...

Who needs knitting when you have chocolate?! :) Yumm!

Stephanie said...

That is best looking dessert EVER!

Nigella is the best!

del said...

Wow, does that look good. Or DID anyway, LOL.

Amy said...

Auuugh, I think I need that book now... That look(ed) so good!

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