Daring Bakers Challenge: A French Yule Log/Cake

This month’s challenge is brought to us by the adventurous Hilda from Saffron and Blueberry and Marion from Il en Faut Peu Pour Etre Heureux. They have chosen a French Yule Log by Flore from Florilege Gourmand. I was a little apprehensive at first¬† but then again, this is the point of being a daring [...]

Almond Dacquoise with Purple Yam Mousse (Ube Mousse)

I love the dacquoise element of the Daring Bakers December challenge so much I made more to use up the leftover purple yam mousse. I made smaller rounds this time (I really need to practice on my piping).  Here is the recipe for the purple yam mousse : Ingredients: 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin 4 oz. [...]