Rum Raisin Custard Pie

Let me set the scene for you… as we soak plump raisins in rum allowing them to rehydrate, while further adding pure, sweet custard for a rich, enticing experience infused with just the right hint of warmth. Perfect for chilly evenings by a crackling fire place with perhaps some friends and family after a nice…

Spiced Bread Pudding with a Salted Caramel Banana Topping

This is SWEET!  If you like sweets you will love this dessert.  I also brought it to work to use as a nice warm breakfast as well. There is no permanent recipe for bread pudding, but it is usually made using stale (usually left-over) bread, (not necessary, a nice brioche or Italian loaf will work)  and some combination…

Sunomono Salad

  this is a cucumber salad that is just this side of pickled. It is a wonderful light, revitalizing dish for either an appetizer or side salad. The minced ginger adds a really nice zing to this low calorie/zero fat side dish. I love the vinegar “tang”, sweetness with gingery taste in each bite. You can always…

Banana Walnut Bread (IN A JAR??)

I love Banana Bread and I really wanted to make it as a gift and came across someone who made them in canning jars.  WOW what a great idea. So i thought why not and just wanted to share for all of you out there who like to bake for your friends and family! You…

Ras Malai

Ras Malai a sweet dessert originating in India and is popular throughout the Indian subcontinent. It is served after a meal and is popular throughout South Asia. The name Ras Malai comes from two parts in Hindi and Urdu: Ras, which means Juice/Juicy, and Malai, which means cream. Ras Malai consists of sugary white, cream or…