Tag: Egg yolk

Chocolate Souffle

Soufflé basically is a lightly baked cake made with egg yolks and egg whites combined with other ingredients such as fruits, chocolate and cheese; it can be served as a savoury dish or a sweet dessert. Soufflé came from the French word “souffler” which means “to…

Custard Cake

Another surprise as I came home and saw a big baking pan of custard cake with a note telling me to take a picture of it, my wife is getting up to speed with her baking. Now I am excited on whats next on the bakers…

Ensaymada

Ensaymada or Ensaimada (Spanish) is a pastry product originated in Majorca, Spain. It is a popular food item in the Philippines and Latin American counties that were a former Spanish territory. Traditionally ensaimada is made out of flour, water, sugar, eggs and pork lard called “saim”…

Yema

If the West have candies and lollies in the Philippines we have Yema, a type of candy made out of egg yolks, condensed milk and crushed peanuts cooked to form a firm custard shaped in a pyramid or spherical manner then wrapped in colourful cellophane. Think…

Brazo de Mercedes

To my surprise, I came home today with a big log of Brazo de Mercedes and some Danish pastries that my wife had baked. It was a feast! And this post is about it. This dish is one of her specialties and this is frequently requested…