Desserts · Spain

Pears in Red Wine

Traditional Spanish dessert “Peras al vino” or Pears in Red Wine is the best of two worlds; fruits and wine merging into a sweet, spiced and colorful dessert that couldn’t be easier to make. This dessert comes from the Spanish region of Rioja, which is well known for its deep red wines. I don’t know… Continue reading Pears in Red Wine

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Pomegranate Mousse with Pistachio

Pomegranate-cheese mousse with pistachio is a airy and fluffy bite! It’s a refreshing and festive dessert, perfect for this time of the year. I don’t know for you but I’m personally saturated with holidays cookies… no offence though. I love cookies, very much, but it time to get a new perspective on holidays desserts. Desserts are not… Continue reading Pomegranate Mousse with Pistachio

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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

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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

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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

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Turmeric Panna cotta with Honey

Turmeric is a magical ingredient, it’s a medical ingredient in some countries, mainly because of it’s antifungal and antibacterial properties. It’s actually studied in many researches in relation with kidney and cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, cancer, irritable bowel disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, etc. Also, it apparently is a fantastic facial mask and natural teeth whitener. Finally, it’s also used in spiritual ceremonies… Continue reading Turmeric Panna cotta with Honey