Prickly Pear Popsicles with a Honey Touch

Fruit of choice today is something I do not eaten very often, although you can consider these very local and typically Maltese. I saw them at the supermarket last week, and thought that maybe I could discover the prickly pear a little more than the local “Bajtra” or Prickly Pear liqueur that is custom to Malta. Read more to see how I got on! Continue reading Prickly Pear Popsicles with a Honey Touch

Crème Patissière

Creme patissiere is basically a delicious, sweet, creamy vanilla cream which has been thickened with starch. It is a very important component for many desserts, e.g. vanilla or chocolate pudding, the filling for eclairs or profiteroles.  It is also used to fill up millefeuille (puff pastry with crème patissière and jam or fruit) and functions as a basis for many fruit tarts and other pastries. … Continue reading Crème Patissière