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  • Cold Sweets Nuts

    Chestnut Bavarois

    I am fond of chestnuts and I have written some stories about chestnut sweets on this website. Since I discovered Sweetened Chestnut Cream, it’s been so easy for me to create chestnuts sweets myself. You know making chestnut purée from scratch is a hard work. Based on my ‘Basic Bavarois’ recipe, chestnut flavoured bavarois is …

  • Prawn & Shrimp

    Creamy Tomato Garlic Prawns

    When my daughter tasted this dish today, she said it was very Japanese. I was puzzled at her comment. Look at the ingredients! They are not very Japanese at all. I wonder why she said so. I used to add some Ketchup to this dish when my children were young, but I didn’t add it …

  • Cold Sweets Matcha

    Super Easy Matcha Ice Cream

    We don’t need to feel guilty to make shortcuts. Shortcuts can be clever tricks. I used to make ‘Matcha Ice Cream’ from scratch. Matcha Ice Cream is one of the food that I have to make if I want to eat. It’s not available where I live. If you are in the same situation, try …

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    Meringue Butter Cream

    There are some different types of Butter Cream. This Butter Cream is made with meringue, but it is very simple to make. No special ingredients and special technics are required. You can add flavours or food colour to it. Ingredients 1 Egg Whites2-4 tablespoons Caster Sugar125g Butter *softened1/4 teaspoon Vanilla Extract1 pinch Salt *if you …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    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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    Egg-Free Butter Cream

    Butter Cream is often used for decorating cakes and pastries. This is the most basic Butter Cream recipe. Remember that Butter Cream will harden as it cools. Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1 & 1/2 cups Icing Sugar1 to 2 tablespoons Cream OR Milk *You don’t need to use it all. Method Beat softened Butter in a …

  • Cold Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Panna Cotta

    This is much easier to make than ‘Matcha Bavarois’ and all Matcha lovers should try. You don’t like Matcha? You should try it once anyway. I am quite sure you will enjoy this dessert. It is absolutely easy to make. Heat Milk & Cream mixture hot enough so that Gelatine dissolves, then cool to set. …

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    White Chocolate Cream

    This White Chocolate Cream is very versatile for a glaze, icing, sauce or filling for cakes and pastries. It is lovely as it is, but you can add flavours to it. Make Matcha Cream by adding Matcha Powder, Coffee Cream by adding Coffee Powder, or Pink Cream by adding a little bit of Beet juice. …

  • Cold Sweets

    Passionfruit Panna Cotta

    Here is another way to use up our ‘never-ending’ harvest of Passionfruit. I simply added the Passionfruit pulp to my ‘Panna Cotta’, which is quite light because as I always use Milk and Cream. I removed seeds from the Panna Cotta, but it’s up to your preference. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500ml (2 cups) of …

  • Bread Cold Sweets

    Brioche in Syrup with Lemon Cream

    When I was a uni student, there was a small cake shop next to the supermarket where I always bought my groceries. The cake shop was full of pretty sweets and cakes, but one rather plain looking cake was attracting my attention. It was actually ‘Brioche à Tête’ soaked in syrup and capped with whipped …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Creme Caramel à La Mode

    This dessert is called ‘Purin à La Mode’ in Japan. ‘Purin’ is a Japanese name for Creme Caramel. According to Wikipedia, this dessert was invented by a hotel in Yokohama to entertain wives of American GHQ officers after World War Ⅱ. I never knew that, but this dessert was always popular at family restaurants and …

  • Cold Sweets

    Eggnog Ice Cream

    If you ever have Eggnog leftover after Christmas, freeze it in ice trays. The more alcohol is contained in the Eggnog, the softer it would freeze. The use a food processor to make it into smooth ice-cream. If you want to make Eggnog to make this ice cream, find my ‘Eggnog’ recipe here. Ingredients Eggnog1-2 …

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    Eggnog

    Eggnog is a special drink for the festive season. I am not a big fan of sweet alcoholic drinks, but Eggnog is an exception. I wanted to make it by myself, but all the recipes that I had found were for 8 servings or 12 servings or a big number. I wanted to make a …

  • Cold Sweets

    Super Easy Vanilla Ice Cream

    If you have a food processor, home-made ice-cream is easy to make. Some types of blenders are powerful enough to make it, too. When you make frozen fruit desserts, you simple process frozen fruit pieces with cream or yoghurt. You make Vanilla Ice Cream in the same way. By adding extra ingredients, you can create …

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    Cream Cheese & Yoghurt Jelly

    To make this dessert, I bought a Tupperware jelly mould and it was before my first child was born. So, this recipe is older than my son. The amount of Sugar is up to your preference, but it shouldn’t be too sweet. Fruit can be any fruit that can go well with cream cheese flavour. …

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