A fluffy and moist Japanese cake roll filled with fresh strawberries and a not-too-sweet whipped cream that is stabilized with gelatin. The most heavenly dessert.
A stunning rainbow colored mille crepe cake comprised of 30 ultra-thin melt-in-your-mouth crepes. Two options for fillings are provided: Classic Vanilla or Almond Coconut Cream. Tips and tricks included for successfully making the paper-thin crepes.
To be good mille crepe cakes need to be made with crepes that are ultra-thin. Here are some tips on how to make a great crepe cake. How to cook the crepe and assemble the cake will be covered.
A Modern Bûche de Noël with Japanese Chiffon Cake Roll Two months ago when I developed the recipe for Chocolate Japanese Cake Roll, I knew right away that I just had to use this recipe again to make a Yule Log Cake for the Christmas season. After publishing the initial recipe, I was pleasantly […]
A Choux Pastry Recipe for Character Cream Puffs A few weeks ago I took an eclair class taught by a European pastry chef. It was very informative and I learned so much on the proper way to make a good eclair. Plus it’s always a good experience to be in a professional kitchen working with […]
Why Are Mille Crepe Cakes So Expensive? The first time I ever had a mille crepe cake, I remember being surprised that each slice of cake cost between $9.50-$13.50 CND at the specialty dessert shops that sold it (which in Vancouver, isn’t many). By the looks alone, I knew it involved extra care to […]
A “Not-Too-Sweet” Japanese Style Dessert One of my husband’s favorite desserts is a chocolate swiss roll that we used to buy at a Japanese bakery on Robson street in downtown Vancouver. Every time we’d go there, there would be a few other desserts that would pique his interest by their attractive appearance but after trying […]
A Fluffy Japanese Cheesecake with a Western Twist Japanese cheesecakes seem to be all the rage right now in Vancouver. With the opening of the world-famous, Uncle Tetsu, in my hometown I was really craving a nice fluffy and moist Japanese cake. Instead of driving to the mall and lining up for hours (yes, literally), […]
What Pairs with Matcha Green Tea? You may have noticed that I love baking with matcha green tea from my previous posts like Matcha White Chocolate Macarons , Unicorn Macarons with Matcha Butter Cream and Matcha Strawberry Macarons. Matcha is so stable for baking and remains true to taste. Because of it’s distinctive and delightful […]
Do-nut Throw Those Away Every weekend my hubby likes to buy himself a box of Timbits from Tim Hortons. For those who are not familiar with Timbits, they are basically the trademarked version of donut holes by the iconic Canadian coffee chain, Tim Hortons. They come in a box of 10 filled with different flavours […]