Puddings & Custards

Grandma Jones’ Deep Plum Pudding

December 11, 2015 | 3 Comments

A family favorite, Grandma Jones’ Deep Plum Pudding is a rustic, eastern block approach to the holidays. Unlike English plum puddings there’s no suet or nuts, it’s more like a cobbler, but with a crusty...

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Mom’s Chocolate Pudding Cake

October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a recipe I've tweaked and tinkered with a dozen times in attempts to make it super fancy, to no avail. Sometimes it's best to stick with the original recipe, however humble, such...

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Créme Caramel – Classic Simplicity

September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Créme Caramel done well is rich, creamy and smooth. When inverted, a sweet layer of liquid caramel oozes over the sides and runs on to the plate to form the perfect puddle of sticky...

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A little something interesting for Valentine's Day with our Up Your Skirt Dessert; a reconstructed creme brulee, strawberry carpaccio, a dash of chocolate and a pair of edible gams. What? You were expecting...

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Crème Brûlée – Dessert to Share

February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Literally translated, Crème Brûlée means Burnt Cream, but the way the French say it is much more romantic. A rich, creamy vanilla custard topped with a layer of hard caramel, that is literally, scorched...

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Black Rice Pudding Thai Style - Food Gypsy

Black Rice Pudding Thai Style

January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

In Thailand Black Rice Pudding is often served for breakfast, afternoon tea and dessert. A rice and coconut custard, baked in the oven and served plain or with coconut ice cream, it's nutty, smooth...

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Chipotle Chocolate Soufflé

November 4, 2011 | 6 Comments

The Chef in my life, was my first soufflé. He makes it look so easy. So we're tasking Food Gypsy Technical Advisor, Chef Benoit Gelinotte, to give us his best tips so...

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White Chocolate Strawberry Kiwi Soup - Food Gypsy

White Chocolate Strawberry Kiwi Soup

June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Strawberry season. Ripe for Canada Day festivities, warm evenings and summer barbecues. This cool, seasonal White Chocolate Strawberry Kiwi Soup is a make ahead dessert that is at once, simple, elegant and sure...

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Sweet Potato Pone - Food Gypsy

Belizean Sweet Potato Pudding (“Pone”)

July 16, 2010 | 2 Comments

On the back steps of the kitchen, in the tropical paradise of an idyllic atoll off Dangriga, Belize; Phillip Matinez shares a family favorite, Sweet Potato Pudding Recipe (known in Belize as “Pone”). ...

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