Wednesday, 21 March 2007

True Vanilla Bean Pudding


  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 Cups half and half
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 Vanilla bean, split
  • 1 Cup crushed vanilla wafers
  • 2 Cups raspberries
  • 5 Mint sprigs, for garnish


In a saucepan combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in half and half. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean and add to the half and half. Reserve the bean for another use. Cook, stirring over medium hear until mixture thickens. In a small bowl beat egg yolks. Gradually add half of cream mixture to yolks, stirring constantly, return egg mixture to saucepan and heat until simmering. Reduce heat and then simmer for 2 minutes more, stirring all the while. Remove from heat and stir in butter. Pour custard into 4 ramekins, about 1/2 full. Top each with vanilla wafers and raspberries. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with mint leaves.

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Friday, 16 March 2007

Chocolate Cake


  • German chocolate cake mix: 1 box
  • caramels, paper removed: 1 small bag
  • butter: 1/2 cup
  • milk: 1/3 cup
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips: 1 cup
  • dry roasted peanuts: 1 cup


Mix cake as directed. Pour half the batter into pan. Place in oven to bake for 20 minutes at 350°. On your stove top melt caramels with butter and milk, then pour over baked mixture. Sprinkle chocolate chips and dry roasted peanuts over caramel mixture. Pour remaining cake mixture over top and bake additional 20 minutes.

Photo ;)

Sunday, 11 March 2007

Home made ice-cream

Very simple recipe.

In a quarter of litre of hot water to dissolve some spoons of an instant coffee that it has turned out strong enough. To pour out there to bank condensed milk (not boiled) to mix and clean in a freezer. More often to mix, that was not cristalls. This all!

I have eaten it before have had time to make a photo :)

Saturday, 10 March 2007

Preparation of a simple cake


200 gram of a butter.
150 gram of sugar.
1 bag of vanilla sugar.
4 eggs.
300 gram of a flour(torment).
2 teaspoons of a fluffer.
1 table spoon of cocoa.
100 gram of ground almonds.
50 gram of grated bitter chocolate.
1 tile of a milk chocolate.
Cherry liquor of 20 milliliters.

That I did:

Butter, sugar and vanilla sugar we shake up in dense foam. Shaking up on one we enter eggs. We mix a flour(torment), a fluffer, cocoa almonds and grated chocolate. Then we connect all to the shaken up weight. A chocolate bar to kindle on a water bath and to pour in in a dough. The form we oil and we bake a biscuit up to readiness. Then having cooled it is cut on 3 cakes. Bottom we impregnate with liquor. Further under the recipe to grease with 1/4 part of milk. Further we grease remained cakes and it is decorated. I did a cream from milk. Has missed the mark with it cakes. From above sprinkled with a grated coco. Has decorated with walnuts and chocolate. From sides has decorated with chocolate balls. Here and all plain cake.

PS Next time I try to photograph result:)


Hello! It is my first post in this blog:) In this blog I will publish different cooking recipes, which I have checked up.