Frangipane Tart

Frangipane Tart

This week’s lesson is on frangipane tart or almond tart. The dough was a first for me and it is interesting to learn something new every week. It is stretchy rather than the usual flaky and crumbly ones that I am familiar with. The almond filling is very nutty...
Creme Caramel

Creme Caramel

Creme Caramel is a pudding like dessert, tastes light and doesn’t take too long to make. The key is to get the caramel right, knowing when to stop heating the caramel such that it is the colour of honey and not to burn the sugar which will result in a bitter...
Strawberry Mousse Cake

Strawberry Mousse Cake

Today’s lesson was Strawberry Yogurt Mousse Cake. My partner is back and I’m glad to have someone to laugh with and work with. It was a fun lesson albeit a little tiring with all that washing and cream beating. I have done this cake years ago and it is...

Strawberry Yogurt Mousse FIlling

This strawberry yogurt mousse is suitable to make layered cakes and is versatile even to do layered desserts in cups. (Makes enough to fill a two layered 6-inch cake) Ingredients 170g whipping cream 160g strawberry puree 35g plain yogurt 12g sugar 6g gelatine leaves...
Cranberries and Almond Granola (Baked)

Cranberries and Almond Granola (Baked)

Gym friend, H, wanted to ‘initialise’ her oven and so we decided to bake something simple and healthy, you know, gym friend? ;P So granola seems to be healthy enough, with the high fibre and the absence of white sugar, but what is granola without some...

Dark Dripping Chocolate

Dark or milk dripping chocolate is slightly different from white dripping chocolate because of the higher fat content in white chocolate. Method does not differ much, but the proportion for the ingredients differ slightly, so here you go. Ingredients 75g dark or milk...