Tag: dessert

Red Wine Blueberry Pie

Red Wine Blueberry Pie

I find most berry pies a little too sweet, they lack robust flavor, only hitting on one note and end up tasting like eating a scoop of jam in a pastry shell. This pie on the other hand has all the robustness of a bottle…

Steamed Custard Buns

Steamed Custard Buns

52 weeks of baking – China Coffee shops in Asia are just like ones in the west, coffee drinks, a selection of teas and pastries, both sweet and savory, the only difference is the flavor of those drinks and pastries. Like other steamed buns the…

Milk Chocolate Pots de Crème with Strawberries

Milk Chocolate Pots de Crème with Strawberries

This is a fantastic dessert, it’s very versatile, just change the liquid and you’ll have a completely different flavored dessert. Originally I made this with hot coffee, it’s not too much that you are having a mocha dessert, just a little hint of coffee creeps…

Banoffee Meringue Roulade

Banoffee Meringue Roulade

52 weeks of baking – Meringue I always save my egg whites, every single one, sometimes you need a lot to make something magnificent, I once used 25 egg whites to top a huge lemon meringue pie for a birthday. Meringue based desserts are some…

Red Bean Buns 2 ways

Red Bean Buns 2 ways

52 weeks of cooking – Olympics This week’s reddit cooking challenge is to cook something for the Olympics, my first idea was for something Korean. My husband recently fell in love with Korean food so this was another great opportunity to make some and I…

Coffee and Caramel Entremet with Chocolate Glaze

Coffee and Caramel Entremet with Chocolate Glaze

52 Weeks of Cooking – New to you Happy birthday to me! I have always made my own birthday cake; it would feel wrong if I didn’t. Friends have tried to offer, ask what kind of cake I like, but I quickly put a stop…

Apple and Custard Tartlets

Apple and Custard Tartlets

Almost every Friday night on Zodiac we have a salmon dinner sail with 49 passengers and 10 crew, it’s a lot of people. I refuse to make the same salmon dinner every time, I’m sick of salmon, so are the long term crew. To keep…

Chifflan – Chocolate Chiffon Flan Cake

Chifflan – Chocolate Chiffon Flan Cake

I love flan and so does my mom. My favorite flan recipe uses simple whole ingredients, why bother using canned milk when you don’t have to.