The original plan was to simply make Anna Olson’s creamy lemon squares with yummy cream cheese but there were issues with not very defined layers. Ahem. Apparently there’s no such thing as a fail, you just re-name it (which is how an apple pie dropped […]
Raspberry, lemon and peach Fantastik tart recipe! Healthier gluten-free, low-sugar with refined options! And what is Michalak’s tarte Fantastik?
Fantastiks are riding the new wave of French pâtisserie! They were invented by the renowned pâtissier Christophe Michalak who aimed to create fusion tarts-entremets (layered mousse cakes) that are simpler to make, transport or eat and deliver an explosion of flavours and textures at every […]
White citrus passion: lemon-lime passionfruit mousse cakes recipe! Decorated with white velvet spray!
Sometimes you need a little citrus and passion in your life. And cake! 🙂 So here are some amazingly delicious light clouds of yumminess. A slightly over-the-top description? Mais non my cake-eating friend, these delightful entremets totally deserve it! The individual elements are fairly easy […]
These tarts look and taste like Spring. There’s a lovely balance of flavours between the ginger, lime and mint encased in beautifully tasty gluten-free buckwheat pastry. Even traditionalists might not miss the meringue topping once they enjoy that unmistakeable soft springy texture of fluffy marshmallows. […]
Babas have been around since the early 18th century – there’ll be a little potted history later – and recently in France they’ve been trending with exciting new flavours! Rum babas were also one of my Dad’s favourite desserts so I’ll dedicate this recipe to […]
A tres leches cake should be pretty easy to make, right? A sponge drizzled with three kinds of milk (tres leches) and left in the fridge to absorb them and become a deliciously moist treat! Hmm, will tell you about the ‘issues’ later! My dream […]
Yum yum, or as they say in France: miam miam. I looooove this lime pie. One guest experienced a ‘taste explosion’ and another exclaimed, ‘it’s like Spring!’ This ginger and mint lime pie is another patisserie creation with an identity crisis: it might be American, […]
Today, as Lili was in the kitchen making her favourite healthy cake she became inspired to tweak the recipe. When asked why, she replied, ‘I dunno’ (translation: I don’t know). When probed further Lili reluctantly admitted that she would now be revising the original posted […]
Macarons are the trendiest of sweet treats ever, laying claim to their very own World Macaron Day when you can get one as a free handout! Homemade, these delightful petite creations can be filled with your heart’s desire: ganache, lemon curd, salted caramel or even foie […]
Christmas and the new year are coming and you’d like a guilt-free healthy cake. Or you have recently discovered your cholesterol level has shot through the roof like me, and you URGENTLY need such a cake! Don’t panic, you can have your spelt flour, sugar-free […]