Desserts

What are Pineberries and Some Pineberry Recipes

Although pineberries might resemble albino white strawberries they are in fact a different berry altogether. This petite, rounded fruit has white flesh and red seeds and there are some pineberry recipes you really must try. They are not as hardy as red strawberries although they do share a genetic makeup. Perhaps you have spotted some in the supermarket or market and been curious about what they are and how they might taste.

What are Pineberries Exactly?

This fruit, also known as chiloensis, or Puren White strawberries, is a cross between North American red strawberries and South American white strawberries. They are grown in plant form, since a second generation just produces red strawberries. You can’t grow them in your garden like regular strawberries but you can buy pineberries in your local grocery store…maybe!

What do pineberries taste like then? Well I would say they are strawberry-textured but pineapple-flavored, or at least mainly. These berries begin green but then get paler as they get more ripe. Slightly less than an inch across in size, pineberries offer a juicy flavor which is not too sweet nor too acidic, and they are really aromatic. This makes pineberry recipes an attractive idea if you want to make something new.
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Banana Wontons with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Dessert wonton recipes are becoming more and more popular. This banana wontons with chocolate dipping sauce recipe features crunchy deep-fried wontons with a banana, orange and cinnamon filling. You can serve them alone if you like but they are even more tempting served with a hot chocolate sauce. Save time by buying a chocolate sauce or impress your dinner guests by making your own.

Why We Love Sweet Wontons

Dessert wonton recipes are becoming more and more popular. This banana wontons with chocolate dipping sauce recipe features crunchy deep-fried wontons with a banana, orange and cinnamon filling. You can serve them alone if you like but they are even more tempting served with a hot chocolate sauce. Save time by buying a chocolate sauce or impress your dinner guests by making your own. Most people would just grab the chocolate sauce from the store, so you can expect people to be very impressed if you take the trouble to make your own. It’s easy to do as well.

If you want to experiment with fruit wontons then you might like to try mango, apple, pineapple, peach, or any combination of fruits. Raspberries or strawberries would also be good but make sure you remove any skin, seeds and other bits before making the wonton filling. Continue reading

Chilled Cherry Soup Recipe

The following chilled cherry soup recipe features lemon and cinnamon to highlight the wonderful cherry flavor and lend a gourmet touch to this soup, while the flour thickens it up a bit and the sour cream adds a nice tang.

A Starter or a Dessert

This chilled cherry soup recipe would be excellent served as a starter recipe or for dessert, whichever you like. It is light enough not to fill people too much before their main course, which is always something you want from starters. What is the point of filling people up so much they don’t want their main course! You won’t have that problem here.

The chilled cherry soup recipe is served cold, which means it is cooked them cooled to room temperature and finally chilled in the fridge. The finished soup has a silky smooth consistency with the cherries being the only texture in there. It is hard to describe the magic of this soup – you just have to make it and see. Continue reading

Creamy Pumpkin Bake

This creamy pumpkin bake is a low carb recipe you will love. Serve it as a snack, dessert or appetizer. There are very few ingredients required so this would be perfect for any home cook, novice, advanced, or anything between these two.

Our creamy pumpkin bake is something you might already have all the ingredients for, so why not get stuck in and make this? It is quick and easy to prepare and you will be so glad you made it.

I love pumpkin and it’s available for most of the year here in its fresh form. It also keeps a long time. I buy canned pumpkin and that lasts for ages in the pantry, but make sure you choose the sugar-free kind. You want to get 100% pure pumpkin puree if possible.

Creamy Pumpkin Bake: Basic Ingredients for This Tasty Snack

You will need softened cream cheese, and you can soften it by leaving it at room temperature for half an hour, as well as pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin, eggs, Splenda and cinnamon. This creamy pumpkin bake dessert makes a change from mousse because it is not so liquid, and it can be served hot from the oven or warm, to make a nice change from all the cold low-carb dessert recipes you might be more familiar with. Give it a try and see what you think.
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