Fruit

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    ANZAC Apple Crumbles

    ‘ANZAC Biscuit’ is one of the most popular sweet biscuits in Australia. It has long been associated with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) established in World War I. Today I made this Apple Crumble with the Crumble similar to the ANZAC Biscuit dough. To enjoy the flavour of the Crumble, I didn’t …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Rustic Apple Pie

    Using my ‘Super Easy Puff Pastry’, I made this rustic looking Apple Pie today. You don’t need a pie dish. You form this pie on a piece of baking paper and bake it on a baking sheet or tray. The pie tends to get very crispy bottom. I am very happy with the result. Makes …

  • Bread Fruit

    Strawberry Brioche Sandwich

    I was a uni student when I first ate the delicious Fruit Sandwich. It was an ordinary sandwich made with Japanese Milk Bread and the filling of whipped cream and fruit. I had never had such a combination before. As Japanese Milk Bread is impossible to find where I live now, I use Brioche Loaf. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Whole Banana Wrap Cakes

    This cake is very popular in the region in Japan where I grew up. I have never made it as I always bought it from stores. When my children were young, we lived there for a short period of time, and my children fell in love with this cake. It’s a very simple cake consisting …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Super Easy Tarte Tatin

    If you are an expert of making this dessert, it is probably quite simple to make, but I have found it quite daunting. This is my own method that requires no particular equipment. You only need a round cake tin, and a microwave. It is absolutely easy and anyone can make this ‘Super Easy Tarte …

  • Drink Fruit

    Lime Slices & Sugar

    My next-door neighbour old couple is so kind and they share their garden harvest with us. Recently they gave us many Limes, which were ripe and yellow. To be honest, I don’t use Limes for cooking very often. I decided to make a preserve. I simply packed a jar with Lime slices and Sugar. A …

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    Lemon Curd

    Our lovely next-door neighbours are enthusiastic gardeners and they grow Vegetables and Fruit. They are very kind to share their harvests with us. A large bagful of Lemons are challenge for me to consume. Today I used 4 Lemons to make this Lemon Curd. Makes About 400ml Ingredients 2 Eggs2 Egg Yolks3/4 cup Caster Sugar …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Strawberry Milk Jelly

    I tried to make ‘Strawberry Milk Jelly’. All recipes that I found required heating Milk and Sugar first, then add Gelatine, and finally add pureed Strawberries. I tried one recipe and I was totally disappointed. Guess what happened when I added pureed Strawberries to the warm milk mixture? Milk curdled because of the acidity of …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Grated Apple Pound Cake

    This Pound Cake is slightly sour. The sourness comes from Apples. You don’t see Apple pieces in this cake, because the Apples were finely grated. As a lot of juice comes out of Apples, you might need to add extra Flour. The cake tastes better when cold, and it stays moist for a few days, …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Super Easy Peach Cobbler

    This is a super easy way to make Peach Cobbler. Using a canned Peaches, it can be made any time, really quickly. When Peaches are in season, you may wish to use fresh Peaches. If you have never made Peach Cobbler before, you would be surprised how easy it is to make it, according to …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Super Easy White Chocolate Mousse

    Is your friend visiting you for dinner? Are you thinking of a dessert? This dessert is super easy to make. It is basically a soft version of White Chocolate Ganache. I strongly recommend to add some Berries, fresh or frozen, as a topping. Berries are much better than sugary fruit sauce as this mousse is …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Dried Mixed Fruit Biscotti

    Christmas has passed and now I have some leftover Dried Mixed Fruit. What would you make with it? Cake, Cookies, OR add it to your Granola? Today I baked Biscotti for the first time in a long time to use up the leftover Dried Fruit. Makes 24 to 28 Biscuits Ingredients 1/2 to 1 cup …

  • Fruit

    Cherry Jam

    My daughter went Cherry Picking with her friend, and came home with 5kg Cherries. What should we do with 5kg Cherries? We love Cherries, but we can’t eat them all while they are fresh. The weather is too hot to bake anything at the moment, so she decided to freeze them after pitted. It’s a …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Super Easy Mango Yoghurt Ice Cream

    This ice cream is absolutely easy to make. You don’t need a food processor or any special equipment, but a hand blender would be handy to puree Mango. I used a fresh Mango today as Mangos are in season now, but you can used canned Mango. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 Mango *pureed1 to 2 …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Orange Yoghurt Mousse

    Because my ‘Blueberry Yoghurt Jelly Dessert’ was so successful, I altered it to create another jelly dessert. I used Orange Juice instead of Milk and Cream, and added Yoghurt and Egg White. Because of the 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier I added, the result was almost Grand Marnier Mousse. WHEW!!! Please add it with caution, and …

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