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One bad thing, two good desserts

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I’m sadly to tell everyone: I lost my oven.
For me, living without oven is not imaginable, like i’ve lost a part of my life.
Gladly I will get a new one, but the problem is when? It’s probable at the end of this year. So from now on, the next few months I can only making desserts without oven.
Good thing is I have been eating a lots of fruit I loved in this summer, Juicy white peach, sweet Lychee. And I’m not taking about lot, but double lot.

I bet you have had risotto before, but have you tried sweet risotto before? This sweet, creamy, rice pudding-like risotto is a brilliant idea from my all time favorite chef–Jamie Oliver. Fried the vanilla seed with butter a little bit, stir in the rice and sugar, and add the white wine, stir until it almost cooked away. Then add the milk little by little, keep stirring, after about 20 minutes, you have a silky, ooze risotto. Add the grated white chocolate, leave for few minutes. When you spoon the risotto on to plates, you can push a couple of pieces of bittersweet chocolate into the middle of risotto. But I think with just white chocolate is good enough. Instead mint leaves, I sprinkled chopped pistachio to add crunchiness.

I made another simple but lovely dessert from peach, with a little surprise inside of mousse. I add some chopped lychees in it. When people try the first bit, I see they had unexpected surprise on the face, then they are smiling at me. I think it must be extremely good.

White peach mousse with poached peach

Peach mousse
1 white peach
1 tsp lemon juice 
35 g caster sugar 
25 ml Brandy 
1.5 g gelatin, softened in cold water 
80 ml   cream
4  fresh lychees with pit removed, chopped

Poached peach
1 very ripe peach
1/2 orange juice
1/2 stick cinnamon
1 tsp sugar

1. Coarsely chop peach, toss in lemon juice and process in a food processor with sugar, then transfer to a bowl. 
2. Heat 1/4 cup peach with brandy in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add the gelatin to pan and stir to dissolve. Fold gelatin mixture into remaining peach mixture and refrigerate for 10 minutes or until starting to set. 
3. Whisk cream until soft peaks form, fold through peach mixture, add chopped lychees. Divide in to serving bowls and refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. 
4. peel off the peach skin, slices the peach. In a small saucepan add sugar, orange juice, cinnamon and peach skin,  put a lid on top and slowly simmer for 10 minutes, add the peach simmer for another 3 minutes.
5. Place some peaches on plate, drizzle over some of the juice, server with the mousse.

If you don’t have lychee on your hand, the peach mousse is good enough on itself.


White peach mousse with poached peach

Peach mousse
1 tsp 柠檬汁
35g 糖
25ml brandy
1.5g 吉利丁 用冷水泡软
80 ml 鲜奶油

Poached peach
1个非常熟的白桃 最好颜色比较红
1/2个 鲜榨橙汁
1/2根 肉桂棒
1 tsp 糖

1. 把桃子切大块,与柠檬汁混合。放入食物处理器,加糖一起搅成泥。
2. 取1/4杯桃子泥,加入brandy,在小锅里用中火加热煮至微滚。倒入吉利丁搅拌至完全溶解。把煮好的混合物与剩下的桃子泥混合, 放入冰箱10分钟,或者直到混合物开始凝固. 
3. 鲜奶油打法到软性发泡,拌入桃子泥混合物。在每个容器中都放入荔枝,把mousse倒入容器,在冰箱里至少要冰3小时。
4. 把桃子的皮剥去,桃肉切片。在小锅里加入糖、橙汁、肉桂棒和桃子皮,盖上盖子,小火微滚10分钟,然后加入切好的桃子,再微滚另外3分钟。
5. 把煮好的桃子摆盘,浇上一些汤汁,和mousse一起享用。

如果没有荔枝可以省略,peach mousse本身的味道就相当的好。 这个mousse相当的软,只能放在杯子里面吃,不适合脱模。


Written by Faye

July 22, 2008 at 2:08 am

Posted in Pâtisserie

15 Responses

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  1. oh my god~~~ Awesome!!

    July 22, 2008 at 12:12 pm

  2. 师 ~你的食物超赞,你的图片超美,可是人家英文很烂。。。能不能给个中文的说 嘻嘻


    July 22, 2008 at 12:52 pm

  3. 第一个味道感觉很像我们这儿的gâteau de riz,第二个,味道肯定很不错。


    July 22, 2008 at 3:20 pm

  4. the queen of dessert is back!! =]
    可惜最近地狱式减肥…要和dessert们say goodbye很久很久了…=[


    July 23, 2008 at 7:53 am

  5. >.< 好想吃! 准备回家做做试试看~-0-


    July 24, 2008 at 3:10 am

  6. 凡凡: Thanks^^
    蛋宝宝: 呵呵,你要哪部分给中文啊~~
    Lorraine: 可是比gâteau de riz少了egg和caramel,而且还不用烤的。
    Mes: 我也在减肥,可是貌似水果吃太多了,没什么效果,呵呵~~
    Messiah: 那等你的好消息了~~


    July 24, 2008 at 8:48 am

  7. 我喜欢桃子的香甜,可是之前用桃子做过蛋糕,感觉有点不对。参考MM的方子试一下才行:)


    July 26, 2008 at 10:05 am

  8. I found your space by accident. I really like your food and photoes. I also like cooking and shooting pictures, however, I am a green hand of both:P


    July 29, 2008 at 11:42 am

  9.   师~我要制作部分的中文,哦也!叩首~~


    July 31, 2008 at 2:09 pm

  10. Fion: 期待你的好消息~~
    珍希: Thanks, and welcome.
    蛋宝宝: 食谱我已经补上了。


    August 2, 2008 at 8:50 am

  11. 我被迷住了~


    August 22, 2008 at 8:25 am

  12. 好喜欢这个风格的照片~我被迷住了


    August 23, 2008 at 9:53 am

  13. 半调子: 那就不要走了^^
    萧萧: 谢谢,你也留下好了,呵呵~~


    August 25, 2008 at 10:34 am

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