Fruit

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    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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    Creamy Agar Milk Jelly & Mango

    I used to make Kanten jelly often, but Kanten is not easy to find. These days I use Queen’s ‘Jel-It-In Vegetarian Gelling Powder that is Agar. It doesn’t have an unpleasant smell like Gelatine and it sets clean and clear jelly. I like its texture better than Kanten’s. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 to 2 …

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    Mango Pavlova

    ‘Pavlova’ is a dessert of meringue that is crispy outside and soft inside, topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit. It is one of the iconic foods in Australia. It is now October. The weather is getting warm and more and more fresh fruit are appearing in stores. I used this season’s first Mango for …

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    Apple Custard

    I don’t know how young I was, probably 6 or 7 years old. I still remember the day my mother cooked this dessert for my sisters and me. Apple pieces were still crunchy. I wished if they were softer. That’s my first memory that I ever tasted custard. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 Apples1 tablespoon …

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    Super Easy Peach Cobbler

    This is a Super Easy recipe to make ‘Peach Cobbler’ just for you when you crave it. However, this recipe can be easily multiplied to make more servings. If you microwave it, Peach Cobbler will be ready in 5 minutes. If you can wait, bake it in the oven and you will get lovely crusty …

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    Strawberry Milk Pectin Jelly

    In Japan, there is a milk dessert called ‘Fruiche’, that helped me survive during Japan’s hot summers as I always lost my appetite. House Foods, a well known food company that is famous for Curry Roux, sells ‘Fruiche’ mixture in a variety of flavours, and the mixture sets like soft jelly when mixed with cold …

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    Passionfruit Curd

    Next-door neighbours’ Passionfruit plants have invaded our garden and it’s time to harvest the fruit. This year we have a lot more fruit. I have made Cakes with Passionfruit Icing, Passionfruit Panna Cotta, Passionfruit Mess and Passionfruit Smoothie. Here is a new one. This curd is YUMMY! Ingredients 2 Egg Yolks1/3 cup Caster Sugar *OR …

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    Baked Apple & Sour Cream

    My ‘Blueberry & Sour Cream Pie’ has been popular and I am loving its sour cream filling that is so easy to make. This filling works well with many other fruit, with or without pie crust. Today I simply packed a pie dish with Apple, poured the sour cream filling over and baked it. Easy …

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    Blueberry & Sour Cream Pie

    Blueberries are expensive in Melbourne, but I sometimes want to bake Blueberry Pie. This Finnish style Blueberry Pie is easy to make and you can use Frozen Blueberries. I used to buy a frozen flan case for this pie, but not anymore. My ‘Easiest Sweet Shortcrust Pastry’ tastes much better. Pie Dish I used 22.5cm …

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    Cumquat Preserve

    It is not typo! ‘Kumquat’ is spelled ‘Cumquat’ in Australia. One of my neighbours planted some Cumquat trees because they are pretty. Now the trees are fruiting but she doesn’t like the fruit. She felt a little ashamed of wasting the fruit and asked me if I want them. YES, PLEASE! Now I have a …

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    Peach Fool & Peach Jelly

    I am from Okayama, Japan. Okayama is famous for its production of fruit, especially ‘White Peach’. Different types of White peaches are available in Melbourne where I live. Different, but they still smell and taste like Okayama’s ‘White Peach’ that I miss. *Note: White Peaches are the best for this dessert, but you can use …

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    White Chocolate & Blueberry Cupcakes

    By adding extra ingredients to my ‘Basic Plain Cupcakes’, you can create a variety of cupcakes. Today I added White Chocolate and Fresh Blueberries that are in season now. ‘White Chocolate & Blueberry’ is one of my favourite flavours. Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/2 cup Caster Sugar2 Eggs1 & 1/2 cups Self-Raising Flour1/2 …

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    Kiwi Fruit Sauce

    If you are after a green sauce for your Panna Cotta, Ice-Cream or a creamy dessert, try this Kiwi Fruit Sauce. Simply just strain Kiwi Fruit purée, or finely grated Kiwi Fruit, through a fine sieve. For grown-ups, you may wish to add some liquor/liqueur. Today I enjoy the sauce with Panna Cotta. Makes 2 …

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    Mixed Berries & Yoghurt Fool

    This simple dessert is somehow underrated these days, but it always comes to my mind when I think about the berry dessert. It’s an English dessert. Traditionally, fruit fool is made by folding stewed fruit into custard, but I use Whipped Cream and Yoghurt. It’s so easy to make. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 cup …

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    Apple & Apricot Cream Cheese Bake

    ‘Necessity is the mother of invention’ and I made this delicious dessert in that way. There was half a block of Cream Cheese in the fridge for a while. I had to use it up. Then I found some Apples in the fruit bowl getting bad. I decided to make apple cheesecake sort of dessert. …

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