Peppermint Panna Cotta with Cranberry Coulis

November 28, 2011

All of us in the Patisserie world know very well that during the busy Holiday season, having a quick to prepare winter dessert in your collection never hurts. This one does not disappoint and is very well liked. The combination of peppermint and cranberry is contemporary and the flavors work in perfect harmony. In this […]

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Pumpkin Cake with Mascarpone Cream and Star Anise Maple Sauce

November 14, 2011

During this busy season who has time to read an article? Nobody, so let’s just go straight to the recipe! Cheers! Pumpkin Mascarpone Domes with Star Anise Maple Sauce Prepare pumpkin cake and set aside. Prepare mascarpone cream and fill in silicone molds alternating with the cake. Serve with star anise infused maple sauce. Leaves: […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

November 7, 2011

  Not every country in the world is fond of pumpkin desserts but for the places which do, pumpkin cheesecake is a welcoming finish to a good meal. A nice thing about using pumpkin in cheesecake is that pumpkin makes this dessert lighter in fat calories, enhances the creaminess and makes the dessert very fitting […]

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Corn Syrup Free Pecan Pie

October 31, 2011

For some time now I have wanted to write another article on pecan pie which is one of the most beloved desserts in the United States. Just like brownies it is a dessert which is gaining popularity worldwide. In America, many of our customers believe that pecan pies have to be made with corn syrup, […]

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Gateau Opera

October 24, 2011

Few desserts possess an air of luxury as much as the gateau Opéra does.  A true classic which combines some of the most refined flavors we have on earth: coffee, chocolate and almonds. Our customers respond to it very well as these flavors are enjoyed by nearly everyone Opéra is rather rich and a small […]

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Black Rice Cream

October 17, 2011

In many parts of the world desserts made with rice have been popular for centuries and are often made into home style versions. Milk, sugar, cinnamon sticks, vanilla bean and rice is cooked until the rice is tender and the mixture has turned into a creamy consistency.  Nothing particularly wrong with that, but most of […]

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Homemade Coconut Milk

October 10, 2011

It is not easy to find good quality coconut milk which provides consistent results and has an excellent coconut flavor.  Some canned coconut milks are very fatty or thick, others are very liquid without much flavor. Coconut milk can also be prohibitive expensive for use in coconut cream pies or other common preparations.  Our vendors […]

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Fudge Brownies

October 3, 2011

Some people prefer cake-like brownies but the majority of people in North America favor fudge-like brownies.  Moist and gooey with a deep and well balanced chocolate flavor.  Due to the richness this is not the type of brownie you desire as a large piece.  I suggest you keep these under refrigeration since at room temperature […]

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Chocolate Dipped Cashews

September 19, 2011

Top cancer researchers in the world agree that step number one in avoiding cancer is a healthy lifestyle which includes a healthy diet. Some fruits and vegetables are true winners in terms of anti-cancer containing compounds as well as some nuts.  A nut which stands above all others in terms of anti-cancer compounds is the […]

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Coffee Extract

September 14, 2011

Most would agree that the aroma of high quality coffee is simply magnificent. Even people who are not fond of drinking coffee tend to like its scent.  Desserts made with coffee extract have an aura of luxury with at the same time being uplifting. Too bad that so many of the coffee extracts available on […]

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