Chocolate Ganache

RECIPE: Servings: Makes 3lb Soft Ganache Ingredients: 570 grams white/milk/dark chocolate, finally chopped/morsels/chips 910 grams heavy cream Medium Ganache Ingredients: 910 grams dark or milk chocolate, finally chopped or morsels/chips 910 grams heavy cream Directions: Place the chocolate in a mixing bowl. Heat the cream in a pan on the stove until it starts to simmer but…

Coconut Chicken Curry

Don’t we all love a good curry but it’s nice to have some variety too; this one has a nice twist with the coconut milk, and ends up making has a really flavorful sauce. On the plus side, it’s pretty simple so doesn’t require a great deal of effort. If you sauté the onions first, and…

Lamingtons

I’ve had a love affair with Lamingtons since highschool; It was a British School with a very international student body so school events were always very multi-cultural. That’s when I discovered these Australian beauties at a fundraising bake sale!! They can be a bit messy when constructing but are a total crowd pleaser. RECIPE Servings: 20…

Cherry Puff Pastry Turnovers

I’m not much of a cook…I guess it requires a level of patience that I lack. But I love desserts, and it turns out that I’m actually a decent baker. My mother and I used to bake a lot when I was in school, everything from brownies to homemade ice-cream (using those  old fashion machines that…