1. medtran49

    Recipe Great hot chocolate

    DD and I went on a bus tour of Italy in 1998 a few days after Christmas until about 10 days into January. Craig had been traveling a LOT for work earlier in the year in Europe and had time for sightseeing as well so he was all for us taking the trip as a Christmas present. We went a few days...
  2. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Sweet Black Sesame Seed Pudding

    so first thing first, this isn't me going mad. it's a real Chinese dish, often referred to as black sesame soup, though I think it's more a pudding than a soup, perhaps a custard? but that all depends on how thick you make it. It's often served at Chinese New Year with black sticky rice balls...
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  4. Morning Glory

    Recipe Spiced pear and pistachio tart

    Pears poached in spiced red wine is a great classic recipe. I added a cheeky Scotch Bonnet chilli for a surprise kick. The pistachio ‘custard’ with rose water provides a creamy sweet aromatic contrast to the spice. Roll the pastry as thin as you dare for a super crisp result. Ingredients 5 -...
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    Runny Egg Custard

    Help, I'm trying to make an egg custard tart and the custard always turns out runny with clear liquid. I'm using whole milk and I've tried with whole eggs and just egg yolks, whole eggs seem better but not by much. Any suggestions as to what I might be doing wrong? Or does anyone have a fail...
  6. C

    Recipe Onion Custards

    Onion Custards Ingredients 2 tbsp. butter 2 c. finely chopped yellow onions 1/4 tsp. herbes de Provence 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. Freshly ground pepper 4 egg yolks 1 1/2 c. half-and-half Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a medium skillet, melt butter. Add yellow onions and cook until soft and...
  7. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Making home-made custard

    Is there any reason as to why you only use the yolks when making custard? I'm just wondering because I hate waste and don't have any other use for the whites at the moment and can't help wondering why the whites are not used as well.
  8. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Homemade custard

    I have decided that I am in need of some comfort food and I know, I have a strange idea of comfort food but I have always turned to custard when I need comfort... so here is a recipe for some homemade custard. This recipes in Mary Berry's homemade custard...
  9. welsh dragon

    Recipe Magic Custard Cake

    The other day I came across a very odd cake recipe. As the thread name implies it is for a magic custard cake. in short, all the Ingredients are mixed together into a batter, placed in a baking tin and baked for about 60 70 minutes. When the cake comes out of the oven, it has separated into...
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