Tag: dessert

  • What is Laminated Dough?

    What is Laminated Dough?

    The short answer is that laminated dough is a flakey pastry made by folding and rolling layers of fat – usually butter – and dough together. The result is pure deliciousness! In this article, we’ll explore what this means for non-pastry chefs like me, and how we can incorporate it into our own baking.

  • Swedish Kringlor

    Swedish Kringlor

    Swedish kringlor are soft twists of sweetened bread, generously flavored with cardamom – perfect for dipping in hot cocoa on a wintery Christmas morning, and a tasty, easy-to-make addition to your festive holiday menus!

  • Eton Mess

    Eton Mess

    Eton Mess is made with crumbled meringues, strawberries, and whipped cream – how can you go wrong with a combo like that?

  • How to Put Together a British Style Cream Tea

    How to Put Together a British Style Cream Tea

    Perfectly brewed tea, homemade British style scones, fresh clotted cream, and jam – cream tea is simple yet elegant, and the perfect way to celebrate Mom!

  • Northwest Pear and Apple Galette

    Northwest Pear and Apple Galette

    This quick and easy dessert, filled with Northwest fruits and nuts, is both rustic and elegant. A tasty end to your next elegant picnic or casual dinner party!

  • Turkish Stuffed Apricots

    Turkish Stuffed Apricots

    Beautiful Turkish dried apricots are soaked, candied with lemon scented syrup, stuffed with rich cream, and garnished with crunchy pistachios to make the perfect, lightly sweet one bite treat! Serve them after dinner, as an appetizer, for afternoon tea, or even for breakfast.

  • Fresh British scones for a cream tea

    Fresh British scones for a cream tea

    Light and fluffy, with just a hint of sweetness, fresh British scones are perfect for slathering with clotted cream and strawberry jam.

  • Clotted Cream

    Clotted Cream

    Creamy, thick, luxurious, kissed with a hint of natural sweetness, and fresh with a slightly nutty flavor, clotted cream is what you might imagine to be the perfect, beautiful child of freshly whipped cream and grass-fed butter.

  • Champurrado – a creamy, dreamy Mexican chocolate drink

    Champurrado – a creamy, dreamy Mexican chocolate drink

    Champurrado is a creamy chocolate drink from Mexico with a distinctly earthy and rich flavor. It gets this delicious depth of flavor from the addition of several very unique ingredients. Read on to learn more…

  • Cherry Clafoutis

    Cherry Clafoutis

    Cherry clafoutis is a French countryside dessert that is both rustic and elegant. It’s a perfect combination of rich, sweetened, egg-y custard and fresh fruit. It comes together easily with just a few ingredients, is equally as tasty warm or chilled, and keeps well for several days – perfect for making ahead for a French…

  • Phirni Rice Pudding

    Phirni Rice Pudding

    Indian rice pudding delicately flavored with saffron and cardamom.