Everyday recipes

Ingredient: water

Banana Punch Cake

Banana Punch Cake

Banana punch cake! Punch because of the Caribbean flavors of rum, vanilla and orange that are incorporated into the banana cake, an American classic. Bananas need to be over ripped; this is when they give their strongest flavors. Banana bread became popular in the US […]

Pineapple Tarts

Pineapple Tarts

Pineapple tarts are small pastries filled with pineapple jam. They are commonly eaten in different parts of Asia: Malaysia , Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. They are made with a crumbly pastry base and a paste made with pineapple cooked and caramelized in sugar […]

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Did you know Tiramisu means “Cheer me up” in Italian? The name might come from the fact that the sugar, egg yolks and alcohol are supposed to be fortifiant and gives you energy. Or perhaps it could be how every bite of it makes you […]

Paris-Brest

Paris-Brest

Paris-Brest, is a pastry that comes in a shape of a circle filled with hazelnut cream with toppings. As of today different versions exist with various kind of cream and nuts like pistachios and almonds… Unfortunately for the many English speakers out there, despite how […]

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 Baba au Rhum

Raspberry Baba au Rhum

Time for some boozy dessert! Raspberry baba au rhum is not the kind of dessert you have for breakfast or the dessert you give to children but a spongy cake soaked in rum and pastry cream. Instead of the usual vanilla pastry cream or whipped […]

Orange Chocolate Mousse Cake

Orange Chocolate Mousse Cake

Decided to combine chocolate mousse and a cake to create an orange chocolate mousse cake. I didn’t want the orange flavor to be too strong so it’s only in the base. The 2 other layers are pure chocolate. Optional: You can change the recipe to […]

Caramelised Apple Cake

Caramelised Apple Cake

Have you heard of or tried a caramelised apple cake before? If you haven’t you should! First off, the middle of the cake consists of nice caramelised apples and then it’s topped off with caramel over it. Optional: can add raisins, rum or cinnamon.

Cardamom Infused Lemon Curd Cake

Cardamom Infused Lemon Curd Cake

Cardamom and citrus are always an enjoyable combination with tea. So I combined these 2 flavors into a cardamom infused lemon curd cake. It comes with a spongy texture along with a creamy one making it a great tasty contrast. The curd recipe is based […]