Category: Chilled Desserts

Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut cream pie falls in the “retro dessert” category. By retro, I mean an old fashioned/vintage dessert that evokes a feeling of nostalgia whenever I have it. This old-school dessert, may have fallen in-and-out of popularity over the years, but it should not be forgotten. 

Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry Cheesecake

Strawberry cheesecake is the ultimate indulgence and something I find cathartic to make. Cheesecake travels the globe, and can be traced back 4,000 years ago to the fifth century BC, to ancient Greece and the island of Samos. At this time, cheesecake was made with patties 

Chocolate Matzo Icebox Cake

Chocolate Matzo Icebox Cake

A no-bake, chocolate matzo icebox cake, layered with whipped cream and chocolate is the Passover-friendly, no-bake dessert I should have thought up years ago. I am mean seriously, with all the many things I have made with matzo over the years, how the heck did 

Biscoff Mascarpone Icebox Cake

Biscoff Mascarpone Icebox Cake

You can’t advert your eyes and you know it. It’s a Biscoff mascarpone icebox cake and it is killer. This beauty is the easy, prep-ahead holiday dessert you’ve been looking for. Building an ice  box cake is not difficult, the trick is chilling the cake 

Pavlova With Mixed Berries

Pavlova With Mixed Berries

This stunning Pavlova with mixed berries is my new favorite summer dessert. And, if you are in the states, and feeling patriotic, it happens to be a fantastic dessert for the fourth of July. To be honest, many people don’t actually know what a Pavlova 

Riesling Poached Pears

Riesling Poached Pears

Poached pears, or Poire à la Beaujolais, as they are known in French, are a classic dessert of the wine-growing region of Beaujolais. A simple and somewhat understated dish by today’s standards, but one I have loved for a long time. If you’re looking for a simple