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Making Homemade Kaya in a Sous Vide Water Bath

Since our trip to Hong Kong in January, I’ve been dreaming about French toast served with kaya, a thick sweet coconut spread. On chatting to my dear friend Diana about my experimentations with French toast made in my waffle machine, she mentioned that she’d come across a few recipes for making kaya using a sous ... Read more »

French Toast Waffles & Home Made Kaya | A Tribute to Hong Kong’s Cha Chaan Teng Cafes

Our visit to Hong Kong earlier this year reminded me of the delights of French Toast aka ‘eggy bread’. I particularly loved it slathered in melted butter, condensed milk and kaya (often translated as coconut jam). A staple of the cha chaan teng (Hong Kong style café) menu, the French toast is virtually deep fried ... Read more »

Pear and Parsnip Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. This delicious recipe is from Veggie Desserts + Cakes by Kate Hackworthy. Read my review of Veggie Desserts + Cakes here, and enter my giveaway to win your own copy. Image from book, used with permission 5 from 8 votes Pear and Parsnip Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream and ... Read more »

Pea and Mint Cupcakes with Rose Water Buttercream

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This post contains Amazon affiliate links. This delicious recipe is from Veggie Desserts + Cakes by Kate Hackworthy. Read my review of Veggie Desserts + Cakes, and enter my giveaway to win your own copy.   5 from 3 votes Kate Hackworthy’s Pea and Mint Cupcakes with Rose Water Buttercream Kate’s recipe introduction from the ... Read more »

A Taste For… Carob Molasses

In the UK, molasses usually refers to black treacle, a viscous by-product of the refined sugar industry, made from sugarcane and sugar beet. But in other parts of the world, such sweet sticky syrups are made from a variety of fruits including grapes, dates, pomegranates and carob. Some, like pomegranate and date molasses, have become ... Read more »

Home-Made Cheese: Artisan Cheesemaking Made Simple | A Review & Recipe

Review by Pete Favelle. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Home-Made Cheese: Artisan Cheesemaking Made Simple makes a bold promise, offering to teach cheesemaking that is simple enough to try at home. The author, Paul Thomas, is a cheesemaker, cheese inspector and even a cheese judge so he certainly knows his stuff, but can he ... Read more »