Thursday, February 28, 2019

1221. Creme Patissiere (Pastry Cream)

Creme patissiere, or pastry cream, is the French equivalent to custard, but so much tastier. It is the classic filling for French pastries such as eclairs, profiteroles, and even fruit tarts.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

1220. Ice Cream Profiteroles

Choux pastry is used for many famous French desserts, including eclairs, croquembouche, and profiteroles. Profiteroles are presented as buns, and can be stuffed with ice cream, creme patissiere, or simple whipped cream.

Friday, February 22, 2019

1219. Salmon Pasta

This is a pasta dish worth buying a fresh salmon fillet for. What's so great about it is that you can just as deliciously make it from leftover cooked salmon. It is a salmon carbonara, if you will.

Monday, February 18, 2019

1218. Blueberry Greek Yogurt Pancakes

With only five ingredients, these extra-fluffy pancakes are not your average breakfast. They are healthier, but also way easier: mix the egg and yogurt, then stir in the flour and leavening. Presto, your ready to griddle them in a hot pan, dotted with fresh blueberries as the underside cooks.

Friday, February 15, 2019

1217. Date Caramel Truffles

Vegan caramel has taken the world by storm, and the spotlight is on our very own beloved date fruit. The most common version is that as a sauce over a sundae ice cream. I however took up a suggestion from a dear reader and made these caramel date truffles.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

1216. Pistachio Shortbread Biscuits

These pistachio shortbread biscuits come together very quickly and the fact that they are semi-dipped in white chocolate makes them all that much more enjoyable.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

1215. Chicken Caesar Salad

This is the MCW version of the classic chicken caesar salad, mostly because the dressing is different and anchovy-less than the original.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

1214. Baked Raspberry Pie

This baked raspberry pie is so rich in fruit and tang that it really needs no other accompaniment other than a steaming mug of tea. You can use fresh raspberries of frozen, just note that baking times may need to be increased by 5-10 minutes if using frozen.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

1213. Amaranth Power Cookies

These amaranth power cookies are chock-full of super nutrient-dense ingredients and can only be made with absolute love. Be it a mother for her child or you for yourself, you cannot go wrong in making this.