Mr. Cheesecake is a brand name created by Japanese chef Koji Tamura, who has trained and worked at several Michelin Star restaurants in France and Japan. Although I have been to Tokyo numerous times, I have never had the chance of tasting this cake, partly because it can only be ordered two days (Sunday and Monday) a week.Continue reading “Recipe: Mr. Cheesecake Tokyo”
Recipe: Persian Love Cake
One beautiful Sunday morning last autumn, my friend Christine and I took a walk on the Aqueduto das Águas Livres in Lisbon. This was the site where Diogo Alves – Portugal’s first serial killer – supposedly robbed and killed seventy people, feigning suicide.Continue reading “Recipe: Persian Love Cake”
Recipe: Summer Fruit (Apricot & Plum) Cake
This recipe of Moelleux of Summer Fruit from David Lebovitz popped up in my Instagram feed the other day. I happened to have some local apricots and plums from my visit to Caldas da Rainha in central Portugal. So I decided to give it a try. It was super easy to make and turned out beautifully.Continue reading “Recipe: Summer Fruit (Apricot & Plum) Cake”
Recipe: Sicilian Orange Cake
My trip to Venice rekindled my interests in Italian cooking, to a point that I was tittering with another trip in the spring to Naples and the Amalfi Coast. Then we all know what happened.
Recipe: Banana Walnut Bread
Last week I posted pictures of some of my dishes and asked what recipes you would like me to share. This first one came from BrilliantViewpoint of brillantviewpont.com:
Recipe: Portuguese Walnut Tart
We had this tart for breakfast at Hotel Albergaria do Calvário in Évora, Portugal. It had a good nutty flavor and was not overly sweet as the other pastries we’d had in Portugal. I loved it! The hotel kindly shared their recipe with me. So here it is how to make it!
Recipe: French Almond Pear Tart
This delicious tart takes a little bit of planning, First you poach the pears, which is a no-brainer. Then you make the shell, add the toppings and bake it again, et voilà – a beautifully golden colored, nicely caramelized tart!
Recipe: Matcha Coconut Mochi Cake
I made this cake last week for a Chinese New Year’s celebration party. It was an instant crowd-pleaser.
I was asked to share the recipe so here it is.
Recipe: Frozen Strawberry Soufflé
Recipe: Almond Cake
I make a really good almond cake.