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    Wine Kanten Jelly

    Kanten is similar to Agar Agar but its texture is different. The advantage of using Kanten and Agar as gelling agent is that it can set liquid with the fruit such as fresh Pineapple, Kiwi Fruit or Mango. Those fruits break down the protein found in gelatine and prevent the jelly from setting. This doesn’t …

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    Carrot Jelly with Orange Sauce

    There is a story behind this dessert. When I started feeding my son with solid food, I made great efforts to introduce him a variety of vegetables. He ended up hating vegetables. Then, I started inventing food that is hiding vegetables so that he would eat hidden vegetables without knowing it. This ‘Carrot Jelly’ is …

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    Creamy Milk Kanten Jelly with Fruit

    Kanten is a gelling agent which is very low in calories and it won’t melt when warm. It is made from seaweeds and similar to Agar Agar. Kanten is very useful if you want to make a jelly using Pineapple and Kiwi Fruit or Mango, as these fruits break down the protein found in gelatine, …

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    Black Sesame Panna Cotta

    ‘Black Sesame Milk Jelly’ is a popular dessert in Japan. I make it using my Panna Cotta recipe and adding Black Sesame Seeds Paste to it. If you don’t want to use cream, use just milk. It looks yucky? It does, doesn’t it? Tastes yummy, though! See the gelatine-free ‘Chia Seeds’ version as below.In Japan …

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    Strawberry Bavarois

    Strawberry Bavarois is a creamy jelly desert. This is my super-easy method. If you wish to mould it, you might need extra gelatine. This is a soft jelly, so let it set in glasses. See my healthy ‘Strawberry & Yoghurt Jelly’ recipe as well. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients 6 sheets (10g) Gelatine Leaves …

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    Matcha Bavarois with White Chocolate

    ‘Bavarois’ is a creamy jelly dessert. When Matcha is mixed with milk, cream, white chocolate or sweetened condensed milk, the Matcha flavour becomes so mellow with its distinctive bitterness. I finally started liking Matcha after having hated it for many years. This ‘Matcha Bavarois’ is not too sweet, so it would be nice to be …

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    Coffee Jelly

    One of my favourite summer desserts is ‘Coffee Jelly’ which is very popular in Japan. It was quite hot yesterday and I had a craving for it. It is very easy to make. You only need ‘Good Strong Coffee’ and ‘Gelatine’. I recommend to make your Coffee stronger than usual for the jelly. Icy cold …

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    Milk Fruit Kanten

    I scarcely remember the time when I was in my third year of primary school, but I clearly remember a boxed lunch that my mother made for me on a school excursion day. My lunch impressed all teachers and their praises made me so happy. The most outstanding food in the lunch box was this …

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