Thursday, July 2, 2009
Il Pleut! Il Pleut!!
Never have I seen a summer like this!
Rain Rain Go Away..especially for Noah's First Birthday July 4th!
It's been a challenge... in the garden..
The kitchen has seemed more user friendly this week:)!
I came upon Tartelette's(bowing in reverence here:) )....
recipe from her recent blog..about a friend's Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake~
I had to make it~
It is simply right for summer..more like a mousse than a heavy cheesecake..I made 2... instead of one 9 inch one.. I made a 6 inch one and a 4 inch one..ap..
I froze the 6 inch w/ fingers crossed and we are eating the 4 inch:)
It's a petite thing of beauty.. the almond crust.. the Fraises purée we make.. the new ganache..I learned a lot~ Even making them come to room temp under bowls:)
I thought they looked pretty in the light under the domes:)
In my eyes of course!
My small one rose too high..the other is perfect..this smaller one.. relaxed after baking so it is not as full as the other..but refreshing and wonderful w/ the chocolate and strawberry and cheese and almond mixture..
If perchance you have not happened upon her blog,give yourself the pleasure of a visit.DREAMY.
Like a bite of her cake~
We did have a few hours of respite on Thursday..
And made our way through the wildflowers..
And looked at the sky in search of TREX clouds~
I made believe I saw some.. just to make the minutes last longer:)