Category: Mousse, Custards + Puddings

Frozen Grand Marnier Soufflé

Frozen Grand Marnier Soufflé

A frozen Grand Marnier soufflé is a thoroughly elegant dessert.  It is also one of the tastiest. Some say it’s similar to ice cream. But not in my book. Frozen soufflés are rich and heavenly. They are light, but luxurious. Back in my restaurant days, I […]

Vanilla-Bourbon Bread Pudding With Caramel Sauce

Vanilla-Bourbon Bread Pudding With Caramel Sauce

I don’t make bread pudding often, but it used to be part of my daily routine. When I worked as a chef, bread pudding was a very popular item on the menu, and I was tasked with preparing it.  There are endless variations of this […]

Extra-Bittersweet Chocolate Pots De Crème, A Classic French Dessert

Extra-Bittersweet Chocolate Pots De Crème, A Classic French Dessert

There’s no hiding it, I love French food.  I’ve taken three trips to Paris in my life.  And I can tell you I ate my way through the city, always leaving wanting more.  The last two trips came after I studied at the French Culinary […]

Simply Irresistible Toasted Coconut Rice Pudding

Simply Irresistible Toasted Coconut Rice Pudding

Although it feels odd to say it, my history with rice pudding is a complicated one. My mom ate it often when I was a kid. Not the homemade kind, but the kind that came in a small individual package with a pullback foil top. […]