Tag Archives: coffee

Mocha cream horns

29 Oct

Cream horns

Cream horns are delightful things – and were completely new to me when I saw them on the Great British Bake-off the other week.

The concept is a simple one. Thin strips of puff pastry are rolled around a conical mould. Once baked, the pastry cones are piped full of sweet cream.

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Cola de mono

26 Dec

Colo de mono

The twelve cocktails of Christmas
#6: Cola de mono

Cola de mono (or “tail of the monkey”) is a Christmas drink from Chile. It’s pretty similar to a white Russian (or Kahlua and milk), but tastes cleaner and less cloying than my memory of that drink. Continue reading

Tiramisu

20 Jun

tiramisu

We had this tiramisu for dessert on Italian World Cup night. I don’t follow a recipe for this — I just thin a tub of mascarpone with cream, flavour and sweeten it to taste, then layer in a bowl with coffee-soaked biscuits or cake, and top with grated chocolate. The longer it sits, the better it gets… Continue reading