Tag: TORTA

CHOCOLATE-ALMOND TORTA

12 oz. dark chocolate, mildly sweet 1 C unsalted butter (2 sticks) 1/4 C cocoa powder 1 T almond extract 1 1/4 C granulated sugar 1  3/4 C ground blanched and toasted almonds  (I recommend buying the almonds already blanched) 6 eggs, room temperature Preheat oven to 310 degrees.  Spray a 9 – inch spring …

SMOKED SALMON GOAT CHEESE TORTA

1/4 C shelled pistachios 6 oz. mascarpone cheese, rm. temp. 6 oz. goat cheese, rm. temp. freshly ground white pepper, to taste olive oil, as needed 1/2 C finely chopped smoked salmon, packed 1/2 baguette, sliced 1/4 in.thick Lightly toast pistachios in fry pan a few min., coarsely chop, set aside. In bowl, combine cheeses, …