Pineapple, mint and chilli sorbet is so refreshing and the perfect cold dessert to finish a delicious spicy Asian menu. If you’ve ever made a sorbet only to find that’s it’s too hard and icy, or slushy then we’ve got the problem solved for you. No more super hard and icy sorbet that is unscoopable, […]
Upside Down Chocolate Crumble Tart is not only impressive and super easy but suggests a lot more time and effort has gone into the making than really has. It’s chocolatey, luscious, creamy, smooth and ultra silky with a crisp gorgeous crumble on the bottom.
Easy French Apple Frangipane Crustless Tart is effortless, speedy and a real show stopper that tastes amazing, and looks like you’ve just popped into your local French patisserie for dessert like any self-respecting French person would. The base of the Easy French Apple Frangipane Crustless Tart is made using sliced brioche loaf that is readily […]
Christmas pavlova wreath is a knockout dessert finale for your Christmas feast. It has a crispy outer shell and a soft marshmallow centre that is so light you’d think you were eating clouds all topped off with freshly whipped cream and summers bounty of fresh berries.
Spiced maple pumpkin flan is a complete winner! Super easy to make, economical, and downright delicious. Think of the texture of creme caramel, made with pumpkin and spices, swimming in a maple flavoured caramel moat. The recipe comes from the American doyenne of cooking Ina Garten, who’s recipes are tried and true. how to […]
No churn chocolate chunk ice cream is super quick to make, delicious, economical and amazingly flavourful. It’s incredibly luscious, ultra creamy and deeply chocolatey using just cocoa powder and good quality chocolate mixed through in the last moment ready to surprise the palate with little chunks of chocolate. Our niece Kylie, who is a superb […]
Strawberry sour cream cake is easy to make, perfect for entertaining and completely delicious using simple and inexpensive pantry staples. It’s loaded with strawberries, both in the centre and on top, plus it’s moist, and not too sweet. What’s not to like? Strawberries at our local supermarket are selling for just $1.30 a punnet so […]
The definitive guide to making choux pastry comes from failing to get a perfect choux pastry even though we researched recipes thoroughly, or so we thought. Recipe fails are not what we, or you want. Apart from being disappointing, it’s just damned annoying entrusting a recipe to follow, only to fail. So after many frustrating […]
Creme patissiere, creme pat, or pastry cream is a rich and creamy king of custards. It’s thicker than creme Anglaise, which is a pouring consistency custard. It’s simple to make and has many uses. We love to whip up a batch and fill choux pastry for eclairs, or profiteroles. Creme patissiere is one of those recipes […]
Mille Feuille with berries looks super impressive and time consuming, but in fact is quick and easy. If you can thaw some pastry, make a custard, and slice some strawberries you’re on your way to putting this magnificent looking dessert together. The French term mille feuille (pronounced meel-foy) literally means a thousand leaves, referring to […]