Easy candy-striped meringue cookies made with the French method. Using only a few simple ingredients, these meringue kisses make great edible gifts for Christmas, Valentines or any occasion.
A darling half cake to celebrate a 6-month birthday or any occasion really! Composed of a Japanese chiffon cake base filled with layers of fresh strawberries and a not-too-sweet whipped cream that is stabilized with gelatin. So pretty and delicious!
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), […]