Merveilleux

They are deliciously delicate, light and crunchy, Merveilleux the French Belgian cream pastry consists of two meringue kisses sandwich and covered with cream and usually covered in grated chocolate. Social media is an amazing forum where you can find a lot of inspiration. Back in 2015 I saw pictures of a wonderful little treat and I thought…

Basic recipes for chia puddings

Another chia pudding post from me in just a short time, but what can I say I love chia seeds and use them quite often. This is why, chia seeds are mini powerbombs filled with more calcium than milk, more antioxidants than blueberries and more Omega-3 than Salmon, google it if you do not believe me…

Chia chocolate pudding

Healthier snack bursting with omega 3. This chia pudding is made with coconut and chocolate milk from Alpro, topped with fresh strawberries, raw coca nibs and chopped almonds. Chia pudding is so easy to make, you only need chia seeds, liquid, flavours, sweetener. You can basically make any flavour of pudding with this nutritious seed. Your…

Persimmon, cinnamon and ginger drink, Sujeonggwa

  When we ate korean bbq during the warmer months in South Korea we always got a small cup of icy cold drink at the end of the meal. Sujeonggwa 수정과 a sweet, lovely refreshing cold drink with the taste of cinnamon, ginger, a hint of persimmon and always topped with three pine nuts, they say it helps…

Norwegian coffee cream

I do not know if anyone has used this name before, but it is popular to give your dessert and dishes names, so I called this Norwegian creme. A delicious, sinful, rich and creamy chocolate ice cream flavored coffee and aquavit. . This recipe is an ice cream recipe for dairy ice cream that does not crystallize….

Haluhalo, a cooling dessert for the warm summer months

Refreshing iced dessert filled with a lot of yummy goodness. This is probably one of the most popular desserts in the Philippines Haluhalo is a dessert with shaved Ice and milk  and most commonly used is sweet condensed milk. Other ingredients include boiled sweetened beans, sweetened palm fruit (kaong), coconut (macapuno), nata de coco, plantains sweetened with…

Brazo de Mercedes with lime curd

  This filipino velvety smooth meringue  rolled cake is named Mercedes arm and I guess this cake is named after a Mercedes whos skin was pale as snow. Originally this cake is made with a vanilla custard made with condensed milk and eggs, but this is to sweet for my taste. I guess could make…

Strawberries and cream

Nothing says summer like this simple dessert with plump heart shaped berries with a decadent helping of cream. I found these sun-ripened  red goodnesses at grocery store and they turned out to be locally grown at a farm not far from where I live. I do not know what kind of strawberries these were and with all…

Chocolate Flan

One of my favorite desserts is chocolate pudding, the pudding I like has the consistency of a flan. – Growing up in Norway I am used to one kind that you can buy ready-made, and it is produced on an industrial scale, but to me it brings back childhood memories.  – Most recipes I have seen…