Dessert

  • Lemon Syllabub Recipe

    March 2, 2018Van

    Lemon Syllabub—it may sound like a Pokemon character—-but it’s actually a delicious English Dessert dating back to the 16th Century! And YES its still delicious! It even made an appearance on one of my favorite shows, Downton Abbey. The original version of this dessert was a drink made with cream that was curdled with wine…

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  • The BEST Instant Pot New York CHEESECAKE Recipe

    February 22, 2018Van

    Cheesecake is a deceptively simple dessert.  There’s nowhere to hide with a plain cheesecake—it’s all about the marriage of flavor and texture. That creamy, rich filling over a deliciously crisp cookie crust is the perfect combination in my book.  I’ve had cheesecake all over the U.S. but, most cheesecakes were mediocre!  Even the widely accepted…

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  • Chocolate Mousse Recipe (Eggless)

    February 14, 2018Van

    This chocolate mousse recipe is very quick and easy to make. The hint of coffee really enhances the chocolate flavor. It’s fluffy, creamy and decadent – the ultimate treat. The chocolate you use makes a huge difference in flavor, so pick out a good quality chocolate. It’s great for parties or as a special treat…

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  • French Style Potted Yogurt Recipe, No-Boil Method – Copycat of La Fermière Yogurt

    December 29, 2017Van

    This French Potted Yogurt is the most decadent yogurt, it’s thick, creamy and smooth. This recipe uses ultra-pasteurized half and half, so there is no need to boil it before incubating. Each serving is individually cultured in the glass “pots” to preserve the thick creamy texture.  If you’re a fan of La Fermière Yogurt that comes…

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  • Matcha Cheesecake Cups, No-Bake Recipe

    December 21, 2017Van

    Imagine finding the perfect cheesecake recipe—fluffy, creamy, tangy, and rich… This Matcha Cheesecake is made with a foolproof no-bake technique guaranteed to impress your most discerning foodie friends. I served them in mini dessert cups, but you could also use a 6 or 7 inch springform pan if you wanted to make a standard cheesecake.…

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  • No-bake Cheesecake Cups

    December 21, 2017Van

    Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts! I love thick and dense NY style cheesecakes and I love the light fluffy version of no-bake cheesecakes. My no-bake recipe is fool proof and very easy to put together. I made a few different flavors for a party in mini dessert cups and they were a huge…

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  • Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Cups, No-bake Recipe

    December 21, 2017Van

    As a kid, cookies and cream ice cream was my favorite dessert. This no-bake recipe of Cookies and Cream Cheesecake really brings back memories of eating huge bowls of ice cream while watching cartoons. It’s fluffy, rich and smooth. You can serve them in individual cups for parties or use a 6 or 7 inch…

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  • Spiced Pumpkin Waffles Recipe

    November 23, 2017Van

    These delicious aromatic pumpkin waffles are perfect for breakfast or brunch. You could even serve this with vanilla ice cream for dessert. I made these for Thanksgiving breakfast and topped them with chopped walnuts and homemade chantilly cream. My kids really loved them! I use a Chef’s Choice 840 Heart Waffle Maker to make the…

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  • Churros and Chocolate Ganache Dipping Sauce

    November 20, 2017Van

    These churros are very quick and easy to make and you probably already have all the ingredients in your pantry. They are crispy, light and pair so well with the chocolate dipping sauce. Your house will smell amazing from the cinnamon and sugar!

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  • Vietnamese Egg Coffee Recipe (Cà Phê Trứng)

    November 19, 2017Van

    This is a unique coffee recipe, usually only found in Vietnam. I live near Little Saigon in California and I have never seen this available at any shops. Luckily it is very easy to make and super delicious!

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