Last night in school we made danishes of all forms (imagine tantalizing picture here). I made almond croissants, regular croissants, bear claws, fruit twists and cherry pinwheels. They looked really good, but for someone that actually knows how much butter went into making them (2 pounds)….I passed on eating them. Yes they are pretty and I’m so glad I am gaining knowledge on the craft as to how to make them but I would rather eat better things for my body (but don’t you think for a second I didn’t indulge in croissants in the morning when I lived in Paris!!). I was sort of disappointed last night to hear that tonight we are doing savory croissant with ham and cheese—unlike the rest of my class that was cheering when they heard that! Oh well…too bad the boyfriend is far away, he would love that. Not me.
For breakfast this morning I made a bowl of multigrain cereal with 1 cup almond milk, a banana, some pb, 2 tbsp of ground flax and a drizzle of maple syrup….all accompanied by a hot cup of decaf English Breakfast tea. I have some serious cooking to do this morning. I have decided what to make for the appetizers for my catering gig–-Sweet Potato Potstickers with a Spicy/Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce from one of my Moosewood Cookbooks. The recipe sort of just jumped out at me and it seems relatively easy to do using premade wonton wrappers. I am making the sweet potato filling today then on Friday morning am finishing it up since I have to work tomorrow. I’ll let you all know how they turn out!!