Category: Dessert

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Eton mess

Eton mess is such a classic old-school dessert – whack this in the middle of the table and everyone will go crazy!

By Sonia Sultana

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Mini Pasticciotto

Pasticciotto is the dessert of Salento, the southern region of Puglia. A type of custard pie, you will find this in every cake shop, coffee shop and restaurant – it’s perfect with a strong espresso. While lard is traditionally used in the pastry to make it softer, you can substitute it for butter – it will just have a slightly crisper finish.

By Sonia Sultana

Paalu Mithai

Paalu Mithai Milk

South Asian sweets are the confectionery and desserts of South Asia. Thousands of dedicated shops in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka sell nothing but sweets; however, outside of these countries, South Asian sweet shops are uncommon

By David Calito

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Kheer (Rice Pudding)

Kheer is a South Asian rice pudding made by boiling rice, broken wheat, tapioca, or vermicelli with milk and sugar; it is flavoured with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashew nuts, pistachios or almonds.

By David Calito

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Lady Fingers

Ladyfingers are light and sweet sponge cakes roughly shaped like a large finger. They are a principal ingredient in many dessert recipes, such as trifles, charlottes, and tiramisu.

By David Calito

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Chocolate Cupcake

By David Calito

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Apple Sauce

Apple sauce or applesauce is a purée made of apples. It can be made with peeled and/or unpeeled apples and a variety of spices. Flavorings or sweeteners such as sugar or honey are also commonly added.

By David Calito

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Apple Tarte tatin

The tarte Tatin is an upside-down pastry in which the fruit are caramelized in butter and sugar before the tart is baked.

By David Calito

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Buttermilk pie

Buttermilk pie is a custard-like pie. Originally from the United Kingdom, it is now a traditional pie of the southern United States. It is similar to, and sometimes confused with, chess pie but it does not include cornmeal.

By David Calito

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Pecan pie

Pecan pie is a pie made primarily with corn syrup and pecan nuts. Variations may include white or brown sugar, sugar syrup, molasses, maple syrup, or honey.

By David Calito

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Apple Pie

An apple pie is a fruit pie in which the principal filling ingredient is apple. It is sometimes served with whipped cream or ice cream on top, or alongside cheddar cheese.

By David Calito

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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is a traditional sweet dessert, often eaten during the fall and early winter, especially for Thanksgiving and Christmas in the United States and Canada. The pumpkin is a symbol of harvest time and featured also at Halloween.

By David Calito