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...
Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses

Meringues kisses are very versatile as cake decorations and they are easy to make and a good way to use up excess egg whites. I made them a few times and the key factors for success are first to whip the egg whites real good and second to bake them at low temperature...
Poached Pear Strudels

Poached Pear Strudels

I have always wanted to try poached pear and finally got down to making some. These can be used to make individual poached pear strudels, elegant and delicious. Here’s the recipe from Anna Olson.                 (Makes 6...

Poached Pear

I have always wanted to try poached pear and finally got down to making some. These can be used to make individual poached pear strudels, elegant and delicious. Here’s the recipe from Anna Olson. (Makes 12 halves) Ingredients 600g caster sugar 6 pears, peeled,...
Pistachio and Melon Seeds Baklava

Pistachio and Melon Seeds Baklava

This has been sitting in my reading list for a while now and what interests me about this is the use of filo pastry. I have never worked with filo pastry before and I thought this will be interesting to try. This recipe is from Anna Olson, a Canadian baker who...