Dessert

Beignets

Beignets

Posted by Anthony on August 14, 2017 in Dessert


Serves: 15-20 (2 beignets/serving)

Time: 60 min (active); 4+ hrs (inactive)

Difficulty: Medium

This past Sunday morning, I wanted to surprise my wife with one of her favorites: Beignets. We had recently attended a food truck rally, which has a beignet truck that is her absolute favorite, so this treat was definitely on our minds. I found a beignet recipe from Just a Pinch Recipes, and whipped up a half-recipe, which ended up making about 20 beignets (sized about 2″ x 3″). The recipe for the dough isn’t hard at all — it’s the frying that can get a little messy. But that aside, the end result was absolutely delectable, totally worth the frying mess, and definitely a recipe I’ll be making again. So if you’re looking for a great sweet treat, look no further and try this recipe now. You’ll be glad you did!

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Peruvian Rice Pudding

Peruvian Rice Pudding

Posted by Anthony on June 3, 2015 in Dessert


Serves: 8-10

Time: 50-60 min

Difficulty: Medium

As previously mentioned in the post for Groundnut (Peanut) Stew, my wife and I received a newsletter for each of our children that we sponsor through Compassion International, which contained a recipe for a native dish that is typically eaten by the child. Still inspired by the recipes and having already made the Groundnut (Peanut) Stew (a dish from Northern Uganda where our sponsor child Stuart lives), it was time to try the recipe for Rice Pudding, a dish from Peru, where our other sponsor child Patricia lives. Admittedly, I’ve never made or even eaten Rice Pudding, so I didn’t exactly know what to expect. But to my delight, the final result was very tasty. Definitely a dish I wouldn’t mind making again.

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Strawberry Lemon Yogurt Cake

Strawberry Lemon Yogurt Cake

Posted by Anthony on February 27, 2015 in Dessert


Time: 20 min (Active), 90 min (Inactive)

Difficulty: Easy

For my wife’s recent birthday, she requested I make Strawberry Lemon Yogurt Cake, a recipe she heard about from our sister-in-law, who had seen it on the website A Spicy Perspective. I can in no way claim this recipe as my own, and since I don’t do much baking at all, I didn’t dare stray from the recipe one iota. The end result was absolutely delicious — a perfect, light, and fresh cake that was quickly devoured. Oh, and it made for a wonderful and successful addition to my 50 in 15 Challenge.

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