By quinn on March 30, 2008Quinn's birthday has lasted all month. Seriously. It started at the first of the month when, after months of waiting out the high-def war, he got a Blu-ray player. Then, we spent a week in New York. Granted, he was there for a conference, but it's New York. And, he got to pick out a new laptop bag at Jack Spade. We got back home the night before his birthday. The next night, we went to one of our favorite semi-local restaurants, and he got another present. Then, this weekend we had the family over for dinner and more presents. And this cake. I let him pick out his birthday dessert every year. Last year's tiramisu cake was delicious, but sort of a pain to make (and keep together). This year, he picked a dessert featuring one of my favorite combinations - chocolate and hazelnuts.
By Jennifer McHenry on November 4, 2007View a printable recipe and more photos In the last year or so, I have definitely found my love for hazelnuts. Seriously, where have those been all my life? Of course, to optimize hazelnuts, there must be chocolate. When I found the recipe for this gianduja (apparently means Nutella) mousse in Food & Wine magazine, it called to me to […]