Frozen Berry Mousse

These little frozen bursts of berry mousse are a surprising topping on a fruit salad or a slice of sponge cake. This recipe uses a cream whipper. Prepare berry mousse according to the recipe.  Line a baking tray with wax paper.  Using a star shaped decorating tip create stars of mouse about 2″ in diameter […]

Berry Mousse

This recipe uses a whipper to create a light and airy mousse.  Mousse sounds much better than foam, doesn’t it? This is a modified version of the raspberry espuma recipe included in the Siphon R-Evolution recipe booklet.  My version streamlines a few steps and adds a hint of sweetness. For this recipe you’ll need 3 […]

Baking Favorites

My only rule about baking it that the results must be worth the calories.  If it’s not amazing it’s not worth it. Here are some of my favorite recipes. BARS Brownies Passion Fruit Squares CAKES Persimmon and Pomegranate Upside Down Cake COOKIES Crunchy Oatmeal Chip Cookies with Dried Fruit and Nuts Rustic Lemon Macarons Triple […]

Passion Fruit Curd

A Huge Batch of Passion Fruit Curd In my opinion passion fruit curd is a thousand times better than lemon curd.  It has the same pucker with a tropical note added.  It tastes a bit like mango pudding. I put passion fruit curd in between macarons.  It also makes a decadent breakfast spread for waffles […]

Real Scotch Butterscotch

At dinner parties I get special requests for this dessert sauce.  I’m pretty sure I could leave my spouse at home and no-one would care as long as I bring the sauce. I like to use a really assertive Scotch for this recipe.  I have a bottle of Laphroig 10 year old Scotch that is […]

Triple Ginger Snaps

Easy and awesome – that’s what I look for in a Christmas cookie. These ginger snaps have a ton of flavor and look good too. You can freeze the dough and bake it later if you prefer. This recipe makes 64 cookies if you use a teaspoon sized cookie scoop. For this recipe you’ll need: […]

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Ice Cream

This ice cream is awesome!  I hate to brag but I think it’s my best ice cream recipe yet.  The chocolate is really rich, the peppermint has punch and the marshmallows are big and chewy.  A garnish of crushed peppermints adds an extra little crunch.  2 cups heavy cream 1 cup whole milk 2 ounces […]

Candied Orange Peel

Candied orange peel is a nice garnish for a festive cake or a plate of holiday cookies.  It’ s a bit of a pain to make, but one batch will last a long time.  And your house will smell amazing while you are making this recipe. This recipe will work for any type of citrus […]