Tag: pears

Gateau Invisible

I first came across photos of the Gateau Invisible (Invisible Cake) on Federica Di Marcello’s beautiful Instagram account and immediately asked her if she had a recipe for it. She directed me to her blog and after a quick google translate I had a recipe for the apple cake and could go ahead and bake it. The cake is clearly not invisible but rather refers to the all the layers of fruit with hardly any cake batter holding it all…

Spiced Pear Cake

  This Spiced Pear Cake has been on my to do list for the last two years and I just needed to bake it before we are full on in Spring and there are no more pears to cook and bake with. The first time I ate the cake was at a Spier Secret Dinner in 2013. The cake was part of Errieda du Toit’s elaborate and totally delicious dessert spread that evening. I got home and searched for the recipe by Yvette…

Chai Panna Cotta with Vanilla Poached Pears

This Chai Panna Cotta with Vanilla Poached Pears is such a delicious dessert. It reminded me a bit of a crème caramel when I poured the syrup over it for serving. I love using tea to infuse panna cotta and have used rooibos before in this Panna Cotta with Poached Grapefruit recipe and it was utterly delicious. The cream is not too sweet and it is perfumed with the spices from the chai tea with the sweet vanilla pears adding texture to…

I love rooibos. Not only does the flavour remind me of childhood holidays in Stellenbosch with my grandparents but I drink the tea often. It is uniquely South African and very popular the world over but it seems hardly used as an ingredient for cooking and baking. I have tried to incorporate it in a few recipes over the last year of blogging and have always been very pleased with the results. The Rooibos Panna Cotta with Poached Grapefruit is a…

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