Desserts · Snacks

Pine nuts and coconut Panellets

Panellets, little breads in Catalan, are little confections made for the All Saints day  (1st of november) and the day of the dead (2nd of november). They are traditional sweets made in Catalonia region, Spain, with an almond paste (marzipan) and a topping of your choice; it could be pine nuts, coconut, almond, coffee, etc.… Continue reading Pine nuts and coconut Panellets

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Coconut Panna Cotta and Passion fruit

Coconut Panna Cotta with a topping of delicious passion fruit, those tropical flavors will make you fly right to the turquoise water and coconut lands. The coconut Panna Cotta is so easy to make and impossible to miss. Panna Cotta means, cooked cream, in Italian and originate from the northern part of Italy, Piedmont. It’s a simple… Continue reading Coconut Panna Cotta and Passion fruit

Desserts · Snacks

Fig, honey and goat cheese popsicles

Looking for a different way to cool down this summer? Try those exquisitely smooth fig, honey and goat cheese popsicles. So easy to make, and different. I love to mix salty and sweet together, and popsicles seem to be always just on the sweet side, so why not make it a touch more interesting with… Continue reading Fig, honey and goat cheese popsicles

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Blueberry crunch with a goat cheese mousse

Blueberry crunch with a goat cheese mousse is an “out of the ordinary” delicious experimental dessert I’ve created, mainly because I had some leftovers of goat cheese foam from my broccoli savoury cupcakes. I’ll give 2 different versions to make the mousse; one with syphon and the other without. I know goat cheese goes perfectly… Continue reading Blueberry crunch with a goat cheese mousse

Appetizers · Desserts · Snacks · Tapas

Piña Colada Granita

This Piña colada is so refreshing, plus it’s way healthier than the normal kind with no flavour loss. This recipe doesn’t use the fatty coconut milk, nor the cream, it’s all natural coco water, no added sugar. The benefits of coconut water are; it lowers blood pressure, also it’s apparently the best rehydrating liquid mother… Continue reading Piña Colada Granita

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Bananes flambees in rum

A nicely caramelized banana with a touch of a caribbean flair to it is hard to resist! This dessert will make you “bananas”! You’ll want more and more until explosion… ok maybe not until explosion but close to it. This is a personal favorite since I’m a kid. My dad used to make us “bananes… Continue reading Bananes flambees in rum

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Vanilla Sponge Cake with Strawberries

Yesterday was the birthday of my husband and he is such a traditional guy… meaning … every year, he wants the same exact cake; a simply white vanilla cake with strawberries. I, on the other hand, am a nontraditional one and love to change a little something every time I make his cake… I change… Continue reading Vanilla Sponge Cake with Strawberries