Fruit

  • 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 …

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    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, …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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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 often 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 …

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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 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Super Easy Instant 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 …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    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 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    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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