The Romance of the Ispahan: A Parfait & Foodsze Turns One!

Yes! Foodsze turns ONE today. How quickly time flies; I remember sitting here a year ago brainstorming over a blog name and over a bag of potato chips, a Facebook chat with my best friend, Darsh and mulling over play of words, Foodsze was born! I’m glad I made that fateful decision to use this […]

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Pavlova with Raspberries, Cream & Chocolate

Pavlova with fresh cream, drizzling of dark chocolate and topping of luscious raspberries

I will take a diplomatic stance and not dwelve into which country,  Australia or New Zealand has rightful ownership to the invention of the Pavlova, a relative of the Meringue; its distinguishing feature being the addition of cornstarch and vinegar. Despite the country of […]

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Popping Candy Chocolate & Raspberry Mousse Cake

Holy Moly! POP! SIZZLE! CRACK! KABOOM! No, I’m not talking about New Year’s Eve fireworks but there is definitely some special pyrotechnics happening in my very own mouth! Inspired by a Heston Blumenthal (my hero!) creation, the Popping-Candy Chocolate Cake and a blog entry by the talented and witty Ms. Karen of […]

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Daring Bakers Challenge August 2010: Baked Alaska with Brown Butter Pound Cake

my rendition of the Daring Bakers Challenge for August 2010: Baked Alaska with Brown Butter Pound Cake, lavender was the flavour of my choice for the icecream inside

The August 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Elissa of 17 and Baking. For the first time, The Daring Bakers partnered with Sugar […]

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Seduce Me Chocolate Fondant

Molten Chocolate Fondant or Lover, I mean..Lava Cake 😉  with some leftover caramel ice cream

Ooooh, baby baby baby, you sexy thang! Tonight, I whipped up a super quick and easy but oh so seductive molten chocolate fondant that sent me soaring to chocolate heaven! Indeed, it was a rapturous moment licking […]

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Daring Bakers Challenge: Swiss Swirl Ice Cream Cake

The Daring Bakers July 2010 Challenge: Swiss Swirl Ice Cream Cake  was hosted by Sunita from Sunita’s World – Life and Food. Sunita challenged us to make this dessert from scratch consisting of  swiss rolls encasing 2 types of ice cream and a hot fudge sauce centre.  

Hooray! I’ve finally […]

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Assessment: Hot & Cold Desserts - Vanilla Bavarois with Raspberry Coulis

Vanilla bavarois with raspberry coulis, crispy tuille, chopped pistachios & some caramel sugar designs

The second assessment item was the vanilla bavarois (bavarian cream) and raspberry coulis decorated however we wished hence the crispy towering tuille for height. The texture of bavarois to me is sort of in between panna cotta […]

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