Super smooth Instant Pot cheesecake

When cooking or baking, food scientists (that’s me!) like to disseminate their food and all what’s going on. So when you’re baking a cheesecake and it’s in the oven, you start thinking about what’s happening in that oven. A cheesecake filling tends to be sugar + cream cheese a/o sour …

InstantPot spare ribs

Spare ribs can take hours to prepare, whether it’s in an oven or on the barbecue. They slowly heat up and become tender and soft with regular basting and watching over the spare ribs. If it’s winter though, or the weather isn’t good, you don’t want to go outside with …

Pumpkin pancakes

We’ve made carrot pancakes, a Dutch style, French crepes, pancakes from the oven, milk-free pancakes and pancakes without eggs. Plenty types of pancakes (and the failed rhubarb pancakes)! So why not make some pumpkin pancakes? What’s great about these pancakes is that they have a hint of pumpkin flavour but …

Caramel nut tart

Making a pastry that beats or rivals that of a pastry shop isn’t something that happens to me very often. I mean, a good cookie or muffin are doable, but those more delicate, often French, pastries, aren’t as easy. But, this caramel nut tart exceeded all expectations. It’s made by …

10 ways to shape a bread

Have you tried making a nice round bread, only to end up with a flat, deflated disk? It just wouldn’t hold its shape, despite your care. There are several reasons as to why this might have happened: you might not have kneaded enough for instance (not developing the gluten sufficiently), …