Ingredient: Cornstarch

Vanilla Chocolate Flan Patissier

Vanilla Chocolate Flan Patissier

Couldn’t decide if I wanted a flan patissier with vanilla or chocolate. So I made both in one, creating this nice two-layered vanilla chocolate flan patissier. Flan has so many different variations with each country having its own flan, egg tart, pasteis de nata and so 

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky toffee pudding is made from a classic cake batter with boiled dates added in. This dough is then traditionally baked in a pudding mould (bowl), not in an oven but in a saucepan, just like the Christmas pudding and many other puddings. It is 

Raspberry Millefeuille

Raspberry Millefeuille

Millefeuille is another pastry that you can find in any boulangerie in France. Commonly flavored with vanilla pastry cream, I made this raspberry millefeuille for Valentine’s Day (I know I’m late) with raspberry pastry cream. I decided to use the raspberry pastry cream to have a refreshing 

Galette des rois

Galette des rois

The ‘Galette des Rois’ is typically a French tradition that celebrates the Epiphany. This celebration derived from the night the three kings (wise men) Gaspard, Balthazar, and Melchior, voyaged to pay their tribute to one of the world’s most famous enfant born on earth, bringing 

Ecstatically Chocolate Éclair

Ecstatically Chocolate Éclair

Chocolate éclair is the pastry that you can find in any boulangerie in France. Commonly flavored with chocolate or coffee and situated close to the counter when you buy your daily bread, you can’t not see them. Éclair can be translated as ‘flash’, it is 

Thick Chocolate Custard

Thick Chocolate Custard

The chocolate custard is part of my chocolate éclairs recipe but can be used as filling for any type puffs or cakes. It can be used to make any custard, only the step 8 needs to be change to the taste you want, pistachio, white