Tag: dessert

Mango Mousse with Strawberries and Toasted Coconut Ice Cream
The summer is in full swing and strawberries are ripe for picking. Such ingredients associated with sunshine lead me to think of a dessert. A tropical pairing of Yee Kwan Toasted Coconut Ice Cream with Mango. Of course, I had to include those lovely British strawberries. 

La Maison Marie, Lyon

la maison marie lyon
Lyon is a city in which one is simply spoiled for choice when it comes to eating out. After incredible experiences in the local bouchons, we fancied something a little lighter for lunch at a low price. We found exactly what we were looking for at La...
Yee Kwan Sticky Toffee Pudding Chocolate Miso Ice Cream
There is something about sweet and salty desserts that is just heavenly. The Yee Kwan ice cream range includes some sublime flavours with one of the most interesting being chocolate miso. A rich chocolate ice cream given an unusual twist with the addition of miso paste.
Gordon Ramsay Lemon Pizza
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pGHLv5a1jg Gordon Ramsay, Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix recently took a journey through Italy, France and Scotland - with hilarious consequences. The show, broadcast on ITV, was like cookerys answer to Top Gear.   During a...
Yee Kwan Matcha Green Tea Japanese Melon Bread
A speciality at street food stalls in Osaka, Japan. These melon breads come with a generous filling of matcha green tea ice cream. The unsweetened matcha green tea ice cream from Yee Kwan is a perfect match with the...
Chocolate Parfait with Caramel and Raspberry Popcorn
  Recently, a company by the name of Popcorn Shed kindly sent me a package. This package contained various flavours of sweet and savoury popcorn. This got me thinking. Could I create a recipe that includes this unique popcorn? You bet I could.
Bubble Waffle YeeKwan
  Instagram is going nuts for them, Pinterest is featuring them, Chinatown tourists are eating them, so what are they? Bubble Waffles of course! But, how do you make them?   First off, you need a machine. Don’t close the page at this point though, trust me, they are highly inexpensive. Just...
Strawberry Sorbet with Lemon Basil Cream, Crumble and Marinated Strawberries
After grabbing our haul of fresh strawberries at Cattows Farm, I had to set about making something with them. I had a few ideas circulating around a sorbet, a strawberry crumble and a sundae so I decided to go for a halfway point between all three. Fresh strawberries are...
Healthy Chocolate Fondant
Surely you can’t make a rich, chocolatey dessert with an oozing centre healthy? Well, you can. This diet and fitness state of mind is starting to alter my thinking in a positive way when it comes to sugary treats. Do you need a ton of sugar in a dessert...
Sous-Vide Dulce de Leche Cheesecake
Flip back to 2016 when I sat down at a strangers table for a true taste of what an Argentine family gathering is all about. The dessert came in the form of a dulce de leche cheesecake, a pudding that couldn’t have been worse timed after stuffing my face...
Sous Vide Creme Brûlée
I’m going a little bit sous-vide crazy at the moment. Since the arrival of my brand new vacuum sealer the fun just doesn’t stop with temperature controlled cooking. So far i’ve done meat in the water bath but how does a dessert grab you? Yes it’s entirely possible. Using...
Phil Howard Cheesecake
  As we head into the festive period the supermarkets go all upmarket and begin to stock items that we don’t see on a regular basis. One of these items is cheese and a new ‘posh’ cheese on the shelves just happened to be Brillat-Savarin, a cheese that i’ve been...