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Balsamic Vinegar Caviar

Your family will be impressed with these little droplets of balsamic vinegar resembling caviar…

This is another fun experiment to make in your kitchen with agar-agar…and I can assure you that the whole process is […]

Raindrop Cake

How can a dessert made of almost 99.8% of water be so trendy? The answer…it is all in its texture…

When I first saw these raindrop cake (which in my opinion it is not […]

Thai Red Rubies with Pandan Coconut Milk

It is Valentine’s Day…these rubies are not to wear, but are packed with great textures, from crunchy to chewy…

Have you ever tried these Thai red “rubies”? The first time I had these “gems” was […]

Star and Flower Shaped Toasts

Do you like toasts? I mean the ones that are crispy and crunchy and are stored inside an airtight container. The kind which you can spread pate, brie cheese, jam and so on…they are […]

April 4th, 2016|Categories: Bread|Tags: , , , , , |21 Comments

Red and Blue Bubbles

Before you ask…yes, this is another molecular gastronomy recipe. The technique  I used is called “reverse spherification”, and was based on Surprise Bubbles.

The fascinating thing is that  this technique is so simple that these colored […]

Frozen Edible Flowers…

I have been growing violas since last year, they are very easy to grow and fun to use in the kitchen. They have a pleasant pea flavor and are great to use for decorating […]

March 27th, 2013|Categories: Freeze Ahead, Make Ahead, Simple Idea|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Frozen Edible Flowers…

Jelly Shots

I have been under some stress lately and really was not in the mood for baking…but did want to do something easy and cute for Valentine’s Day. Besides we were having a family gathering […]

February 11th, 2013|Categories: Dessert|Tags: , , , , |54 Comments