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Lefty


Lefty
 
Home Town: Athens, Attica, Greece
Living In: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2008
Cooking Level: Professional
Cooking Interests: Baking, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Dessert, Gourmet
Hobbies: Walking, Reading Books, Music, Wine Tasting, Charity Work
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About this Cook
Dining Director, Executive Pastry Chef and Sous Chef for 15 years
My cooking triumphs
Best NY Cheesecake in Tri-State area, 3 years in a row.
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Tres Leches Cake
This a very good recipe. Through my 15 year experience with pastries I only changed one thing. Egg whites and sugar make meringue. The secret to a great meringue is one and only and people don't know it, so here you have it. Place the egg whites in a pot with the sugar at the same time. Heat it up while whiping it with a whip. Do that for just 2 minutes un until sugar melts. Be careful not to cook the mixture. The reason why your cakes fell is because sugar was not dissolved and made the cake extra heavy. Enjoy!

16 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 12, 2008
 
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