All posts tagged: Dessert

Pulut seri kaya

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Asian cuisine

Quick and easy “A two-layered dessert with steamed glutinous rice forming the bottom half and a green custard layer made with pandan juice. Coconut milk is a key ingredient in making this kuih. It is used to impart creamy taste when cooking the glutinous rice and making the custard layer. Pulut seri kaya can be served with it’s original colour that is yellow or green from the pandan colouring.” My Aunty Val is not only […]

Pavlova

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “Is a meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. It is a meringue cake with a crisp crust and soft, light inside, usually topped with fruit and, optionally, whipped cream. The dessert is believed to have been created in honour of the dancer either during or after one of her tours to Australia and New Zealand in the 1920s.” I enjoy eating pavlova infront of the tv. Pavlova is generally […]

Lemon tart

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “A French classic dessert from the region of Provence, it is famous for it’s light pastry and citrusy rich flavored custard.” Spending the summer’s in my grandpa’s village in the South of France, Cotignac. This dessert brings me back to my childhood days, where I would sit on my grandma’s terrace at “la campagne“, overlooking her olive trees with singing cigale‘s beneath it’s branches.

Chocolate chip and orange madeleines

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “A traditional small cake from two towns of the Lorraine region of Commercy and Liverdun in northeastern France. Madeleines are very small sponge cakes with a distinctive shell-like shape.” During my time at Le Gavroche, I started my work placement in pastry and learnt to make dark chocolate chip and orange zest madeleines. While at Roux at Parliament Square I learnt to make lemon zest madeleines. And in the beginning of the […]