Frozen desserts can be delicious, especially in the warm months. Unfortunately, most of the classics aren’t that good for you at all. Many are highly processed and loaded with sugar and fat. Still, there are healthy frozen treats too. You can buy some of these, while others are easy to make at home. The first […]
Fruit pies are such an amazing treat. They’re a fantastic way to enjoy vibrant fresh summer fruit and seem to suit almost any occasion. They don’t need to be boring either, as there are so many types of fruit pies to choose from. Some types of pies will be exceedingly familiar and perhaps a little […]
A fresh treat that will surely be a hit within the family and among all your friends. Don’t let the chili in this sorbet keep you from serving this treat to your kids. They’ll handle the heat well enough, no worries. Here’s one quick and unique dessert treat – chili-mango sorbet! As strange as it […]
Pairing wine with food, including desserts, is a classic approach. But, did you know that you can do the same thing with tea? Like wine, tea has an interesting and complex flavor profile, so the right tea and dessert pairings will enhance the flavors of your tea and your food. Some of the principles are […]
Pairing food and wine is a common practice. Matching food with tea instead isn’t done nearly as often, especially not in the West. Yet, tea offers much of the same complexity that you find in wine, and it’s not so surprising that you can pair tea in much the same way that you can pair […]
A quick and simple delicacy that will surely win everyone’s vote. Perfect for your next potluck party. Literally translating to “white delicacy”, Maja Blanca is a dish of Spanish origin that has become a very popular Filipino dessert, present at almost any festivity. It basically is a coconut milk pudding thickened with a cornstarch […]
When it comes to dessert, we all have our favorite flavors. Chocolate often ends up at the top of the list but there are other equally appealing options. Among these options is lemon. Lemon ends up working particularly well because it offers a tart and tangy flavor that contrasts well with the traditional sweetness of desserts. Often, lemon also serves to make a dessert refreshing. That makes a lemon dessert the perfect end to the day, especially in warm weather where a refreshing dessert is particularly appealing.
Even if you’re amazing in the kitchen, pies take a lot of effort. Sometimes it’s fun, but honestly it’s also nice just to buy one. Pie of the month clubs fill this need. Besides that, most of us just have a few pie recipes that we are good at. The rest just turn out less […]
The heaviness of desserts can often be somewhat overwhelming after a decent dinner, yet avoiding dessert entirely might not feel right either. Most of us love having something sweet to finish the night off. Dessert cocktails are a fantastic way to do this, as they’re much lighter than a regular dessert. Plus, there are many […]
Gluten and gluten-free eaters alike need a great go-to recipe for chocolate chip cookies. The classic dessert can be served at almost any occasion and is an effective way to instantly win over a crowd. After all, who doesn’t love the sweet indulgence at least every now and then? To some dessert lovers, the perfect cookie is thick and cakey; to others, thin and crisp is the name of the game. Regardless of your preferences, you can recreate your personal ideal in gluten-free form. While ingredients like xanthan gum can help your cookie to bake up, tricks like refrigerating the dough before putting it in the oven can help your end-product be more moist and chewy.