Bitter


Chocolat Meringue Tart. Made using Meringue Suisse with mousse au chocolat, a great combination. Meringue suisse is whisked over a bain-marie to warm the egg whites, and then whisked steadily until it cools. Unlike Meringue Italienne, Meringue française, this forms a dense, glossy marshmallow-like meringue. Meringue suisse can be used as a base for cakes.

Sévigné


Special Meringue française batter with crème au beurre au praliné filling. The praline paste is made from 50% sugar and 50% roasted almond. No preservatives and additives. The key here is to make sure the meringues are not sticky so that it will not create hollow in the centre. The name Sévigné is coming from Madame de Sévigné or Marquise de Sévigné, a…

Rochers Coco


Simple Meringue dessert with peanuts. Meringue is often associated with Swiss, Italian and French cuisine, made from whipped egg whites and sugar. Sometimes an acid such as cream of tartar or a small amount of vinegar is added. A binding agent such as cornstarch or gelatin may also be added. The key to the formation…

Baileys Cup Cakes


  Today I made Baileys cup cakes with cinnamon scent. The baileys are in in the batter, butter cream and the chocolate too. Baileys are soaked into the cup cakes too. I mixed the batter with brown sugar too to give me a good colour. Baileys Irish Cream is an Irish whiskey and cream based…

Rice Wholemeal Bread


I did experiment with 1:2 rice flour and wholemeal bread today. Except for rice flour and a bit of butter, the rest are organic ingredients. In 2001, a study group at Yamagata University’s Department of Engineering made use of foam molding technology to produce rice bread made from 100% rice flour. I need yet to…

Paris-Brest


  Paris-Brest is a French desert, made of pâte à choux and a praline flavoured cream. The pastry was created in 1910 to commemorate the Paris-Brest bicycle race begun in 1891. Its circular shape is representative of a wheel. It became popular with riders on the Paris-Brest cycle race, partly because of its energising high caloric…

Kinako Cookies


A semi-sweet kinako cookies. I used to eat Kinako Stick when I lived in Japan and I suddenly wanted to bake something using Kinako so I bought them when I went to Osaka in Aug 2014. For people who love soya, it is best eaten coated with soya powder but they are great too on…