Entries Tagged as 'Recipes: Desserts'

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Banoffee Pie

As much as I pride myself on being organized (when it comes to cooking, anyway), every now and then, something beyond my control happens and springs a little surprise on me. Like a surprise birthday brunch with less than 36 hours to plan, prepare for, and execute. And, considering how most cake stores and restaurants […]

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Coconut Candy

For the uninitiated, coconut candy might seem a tad daunting. To eat, that is. Little squares of toxic-coloured coconut shreds, bound together by what appears to be sugar and more sugar? Hot pink? Neon green? It can’t possibly be edible.  

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Pistachio Eclairs

It all started when I was last in London, and I had a scoop of the most perfect Pistachio ice cream at the Fortnum & Mason cafe. Wanting desperately to replicate it, I trawled through the internet looking for pistachio ice cream/gelato recipes, but each and every single one of them called for this elusive […]

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

She’s My Cherry Pie

I don’t even want to know how many cherry-dish posts have been so titled. But it’s alright, I’m not gonna think about it. Nor am I going to think about how I didn’t even actually make Cherry Pie, but Cherry Clafoutis. I first became a little obsessed with making a clafoutis over a year ago, […]

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Have Your Cake And Eat It Too

I feel like I’ve been on some perpetual search for the elusive perfect cake most of my life. To me, it should be moist, but with a light, tender crumb. The buttery richness shouldn’t be outweighed by a heavy handed baker adding too much sugar, the eggs should give it a beautiful golden hue. There […]