Dessert

Sweet Jellied Coconut Squares- Coconut Sweetmeat

With all the Asian and Pacific coconut desserts out there (mochi, bibingka, haupia, etc., etc.), it’s always surprising when a recipe using a similar...

Pancakes à la Gundel- Thin Pancakes with Walnut Filling and Chocolate Rum Sauce

Thin Hungarian pancakes, stuffed with a sweet walnut filling and drizzled with a sweet chocolate rum sauce make an elegant dessert or a decadent...

Boszorkanyhab- Witches’ Froth- Baked Apple Mousse

Even if this recipe hadn’t looked very good, I might have made it anyways just because of its name.  Luckily for me it was...

Yongun Chonggwa- Candied Lotus Roots

Aren’t these pretty?  The timing of these was just about perfect because they taste exactly like jelly beans.  I kid you not.  I think...

Ginger Jelly with Honey Molasses Syrup

Another country, another ginger-centric recipe.  I suppose you could consider this a grown up version of jello: it has a more sophisticated flavor and...

Cold Coffee Soufflé

This is exactly the type of dessert I generally avoid.  Namely because it relies on one critical step that I usually botch: unmolding the...

Coconut Cream Pudding

This dessert is about as sophisticated as a Snack Pack Pudding cup.  I don’t necessarily mean that as a bad thing- I was eating...

Israeli Malabi Pudding

It was only after I chose Israel as one of my first culinary destinations that I learned a debate as to whether Israel has...

Indonesian Fried Bananas

Last weekend I went to the Punahou Carnival.  Although I was extremely excited to see a sign for gluten-free nacho plates (!!!), I still got a little jealous...

Gluten-Free Amaranth Honey Cake

I guess honey cake is traditional for Rosh Hashanah because I saw versions of it in many of the Israeli cookbooks I looked through.  It was...