It should come as no surprise that beer, more specifically craft beer, has snuck up on wine as a viable option for food pairings. When visiting a restaurant, though, you may not have access to a sommelier or expert on …
Occasionally I get the urge to bake. I almost always have the urge to drink beer, so it seemed almost logical to bring the two together. A quick Google search brings up countless beer cake recipes. I gravitated toward Nigella …
Banana Cupcakes with Nutella Cream Frosting (Adapted from For the Mommas) I love Nutella. Bananas are pretty awesome, too. This isn’t a holiday recipe, per say, but it is pretty amazing. I switched out the sugar in this recipe for …
I’ll be the first to admit that desserts bore me. My palate gravitates toward savory and spicy rather than sweet. A good dessert should have a salty, spicy, and/or savory component. Around Thanksgiving, apple season is dwindling, but there …
Guest blog by Beverly Baldwin. Much to my husband’s dismay, I could literally spend days sitting in front of my computer, musing over the myriad of amazing cake/dessert blogs and web sites that feature the most clever tricks of the …
Detroit Restaurant Week Preview: Desserts!
Today through Friday, we will feature a few of the desserts being offered during Detroit Restaurant Week, which starts this Friday April 1.
Our first sweet stop is Wolfgang Puck Grille for their decadent 12-layer Dobos Torte (by TheHungryDudes). Satisfyingly sweet yet not at all cloying, this is a balanced, lovely piece of cake.
Triple chocolate cake (by TheHungryDudes)
I am 30 today. Big milestone from what I understand. I don’t feel any different – yet.
I thought this slice of cake from Pronto! in Royal Oak seemed appropriate.
Look for more pictures from my birthday eating adventures later this evening.
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#348 Vegan Opera Cake (by TheHungryDudes)
Layers of hazelnut cake, mocha crème, raspberry, chocolate cake, vegan chocolate mousse and coconut almond frosting. Garnished with raspberry sauce and hot fudge.
I’m definitely not a vegan, but this is an amazing slice of cake. Moist, dense, full flavored. Delightfully complex.
From Inn Season Cafe in Royal Oak.
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#314 Tres Leches Cake (by TheHungryDudes)
We’ve covered Tres Leches before, but this version is very different. The berry component adds both brightness and flavor. The frosting is light & fluffy, a nice counterpart to the dense, moist cake.
From Rojo Mexican Bistro in Novi.