SEMIFREDDO


A semi-frozen desserts. The principal ingredients are eggs, sugar and fresh cream. It has the texture of frozen mousse. I found this from Japanese Italian recipes but seems like Spain has similar desserts called semifrio. It is often called an ice-cream cake, but a true ice-cream cake has layers of cake and ice-cream. For coffee…

Lingots au chocolat


I may say this is the best chocolate cakes I ever baked so far. Very happy with the result. It is shinny inside. Added Cabernet Sauvignon and Rum and it is melted in the mouth. It is bitter sweet, thanks to the cocoa powder which gives as lightly bitter taste to this wonderful art!! Ingredients: Italian…

Brownies Prisiens


This is different with American type Brownies. Lots of alcohol. I used Cointreau which matches very well with chocolate. I did experimenting using different types of organic flour and even replacing some butter with avocado. Ingredients: Italian Couverture Chocolate, unsalted butter, organic milk, kampong eggs, organic cake flour, organic oatmeal flour, organic quinoa flour, walnuts,…

Glace rhum raisin


Rhum raisin ice-cream made from organic milk, fresh cream, vanilla beans, organic eggs yolk organic sugar, organic raisin soaked in rhum and rhum. It was again very challenging given that I do not have ice-cream maker but it turned out well by whisking them several times every one hour. This ice-cream does not contain any…

Tranche tunisienne


Meringue and almond base Pâte à  tunisienne and génoise, layered with crème au pralinée with slight rhum syrup. The chewy tunisienne and cruncy pralin are perfect match! I used molasses sugar to make crème au pralinée, which makes the cream is slightly bitter and taste like caramel. It’s really amazed me each time I learn new techniques… Same ingredients can create different things with…

Brioche aux fruits confits


Brioche with candied fruits, hazelnuts and crème frangipane filling. Brioche is a pastry of French origin that is similar to a highly enriched bread, and whose high egg and butter content give it a rich and tender crumb. It is “light and slightly puffy, more or less fine, according to the proportion of butter and eggs.”…

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…