Dessert

NOT anywhere close to melting dark or milk chocolate! Wish I did my research before melting my first white chocolate! These seem trivial, but let me tell you otherwise! RULE 1. White chocolate scorches at 44c RULE 2: On Induction cook top, melt white chocolate on level 1, max, for about 8 mins. Stir. RULE … Read more

Have you ever felt the urge for a piece of good old butter cake? Well I did. An easy recipe so you won’t need to worry about exact measurements. Ingredients 1 cup butter (use estimates, don’t bother measuring) 3/4 cup caster sugar 3 tbsp sour cream/greek yogurt/ricotta cheese/mayo (moist cake warranty) 3 – 5 eggs … Read more

The only way to eat a cinnamon bun is when it is freshly baked. There again, just super easy to make.  IngredientsBrioche Bread dough (go to recipe) FillingBrown sugarButter/margarine ( 1 tablespoon to every 4 cups sugar)Ground cinnamonTouch of Nutmeg(If doing a larger quantity, use mixer with paddle attachment) Cream cheese icingCream cheeseButter/margarine (1 : … Read more

Watch how everybody’s eyes light up with these stained candy glass rainbow cup cakes! Great Covid era birthday cake alternative.. Candle on 1. Any cake recipe would work. Simply add 3 tablespoons sour cream for a lovely flavour and moisture boost 🙂 Ingredients – cup cake 1 : 1 : 1.5 ratio works! (butter : … Read more

Poached Cinnamon Pears take your pancakes and ice cream to the next level. Skin on for extra fiber or peeled.. Ingredients 10 Green Pears 3-5 tbsps Brown sugar 1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon Pinch of  Nutmeg 1/4 Lemon juice Method Cut pears in half, peeled or unpeeled (skin will not be fibrous). Pears shouldn’t be overly … Read more

Here is an easy recipe for now. I am in the midst of adapting the recipe for a combisteamer so stay tuned. In the meantime, this is a stove top recipe. Excellent on swiss rolls, or toast (butter first then coconut jam..yumm). Main Ingredients 5 eggs 1 1/2 cup sugar Coconut cream (open a can … Read more

Swiss roll or Jelly roll or a member of the roulade family, has nothing to do with the Swiss per se. Apparently the term ‘Swiss roll’ originated from central Europe in the 19th century. Interesting. The texture of this roll is interesting too. Oil free, so it would taste a little different from your standard … Read more

A popular, traditional Asian dessert known as Cassava Cake, Tapioca cake, ,Bingka Ubi Kayu, ‘Banh Khoai’ etc depending on where you met your acquaintance. Made from the cassava root, same origin as your potatoes (underground 😉  Here is the simplest* recipe ever, made for your combisteamer.  You’ld be surprise at the sweet aroma while baking, coming … Read more

Toasties in a hurry? Absolutely, in 5 minutes. Ingredients Prawns peeled, tail on 1/2 Lemon zested + juice, minced garlic, olive oil & pepper ————- Sour dough baguette or Turkish bread (oh yes!) Olive oil (optional) ———— Ingredients – spread Aioli Chives (finely chopped) 1/2 lemon, juiced salt pepper ———- Plus optional, Rocket, chilli flakes … Read more

A quick and easy way to groom a cake, muffin or pastry is to simply drizzle melted chocolate over. Melting chocolate is super easy! Ingredient Dark Chocolate or white zip lock bag Method Break up chocolate. Lay chocolate pieces flat. No overlapping. Place plastic zip lock bag onto a tray. Steam 50c for 5 mins … Read more