Culinary Capers Valentine’s Day Dessert – Raspberry Almond Macaron

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Raspberry Almond Macaron Makes 4 desserts Almond macaron Makes 8 cookies ¾ cup                     ground almonds 1 cup + 2 Tbsp      icing sugar 2 large                    egg whites ¼ cup                     white granulated sugar red food coloring Heat oven to 325˚F. Sift icing sugar and ground almonds together into a large bowl.  Set aside. Place egg whites and sugar in a mixer bowl and start whisking on full speed until the whites have formed a thick, aerated meringue (firm, but not too dry). Add a drop or two of the food coloring, until you get … [Read more...]

Culinary Capers Celebrates Valentine’s Day With A 4-Course Menu

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Create a romantic evening at home with the one you love and enjoy a delicious 4-course dinner by Culinary Capers Catering. Set The Stage For Romance | 2014 Valentine's Day Menu Hors D'oeuvre - one of each per person: Fig tapenade on a thyme pepper biscotti with walnuts and Danish blue cream cheese Japanese rice cake with sesame crusted rare ahi tuna, chili mayonnaise, tobiko and scallion White truffle pancake with grilled New York steak, tomato Parmesan fondant and radicchio salad Appetizer - choose one: Fresh Dungeness crab salad with cucumber gelée, arugula, pea … [Read more...]

Culinary Capers’ Chocolate Whiskey Cake with Whiskey Soaked Cherry Sauce and Mascarpone Cream

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We all know that “the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach”, so for this Valentine’s Day we have created a luscious whiskey-infused chocolate cake with cherry sauce and mascarpone cream.  It’s a sexy dessert to finish your special meal. Chocolate whiskey cake 12 Tbsp                      unsalted butter (plus more for preparing pan) ¾ cup + 2 Tbsp        unsweetened cocoa powder 1 ½ cups                   strong brewed coffee ½ cup                        bourbon whiskey (we use Maker’s Mark) 1 cup                          granulated sugar 1 … [Read more...]

DIY Valentine’s Table For Two

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Culinary Capers Catering's  floral designer David Yanchuk designed a super simple and inexpensive DIY Valentine’s table - all with Dollar Store finds.  Use your imagination and have some fun creating your festive and romantic table for two or more for just under $25!   It's all in the details... ♥ Mix and match a variety of bud vases with inexpensive single stemmed tulips, gerberas or mums in red, white and multi-hued pink colours.  Floral can get super pricey at Valentine’s so why not maximize your table centre with single floral stems in individual vases. ♥ Tuck fun … [Read more...]