Love Me Tender – Sweet Treats

“Love me tender,
Love me sweet,
Never let me go.
You have made my life complete,
And I love you so.
Love me tender,
Love me true,
All my dreams fulfilled.
For my darlin I love you,
And I always will.
Love me tender,
Love me long,
Take me to your heart.
For it?s there that I belong,
And we?ll never part.
Love me tender,
Love me dear,
Tell me you are mine.
Ill be yours through all the years,
Till the end of time”

Happy Valentine?s Day !!!!! Make your Valentine?s Day a little more sweeter by trying the sweet treats made specially for you by “Bring On The Chef In You”??

White Chocolate Charlotte :

1 Packet ladyfinger cookies, assorted fruits, 2 cups cream, 1/3 cup cold water, 3 tablespoons gelatin, 3 egg yolks, ? cup sugar, ? cup white chocolate, 2 cups milk + 1/3 cup water.

Cut the ladyfinger biscuits into half and arrange them around the inside of a shallow spring form pan. Set aside.

Sprinkle the gelatin over the 1/3 cup of water and set aside. Whip the cream to soft peaks and refrigerate until ready to use.

Pour the milk into a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and sugar together until thickened and a pale yellow color. Slowly but steadily add the hot milk, stirring constantly to temper the yolks.

Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thickened . Remove from the heat and add the chocolate, let it sit for a minute and whisk until incorporated.

Heat the gelatin 10 seconds in the microwave, add it to the white chocolate batter whisking constantly to ensure there are no chocolate lumps. Let the mixture cool to room temperature. Remove the whipped cream from the refrigerator and fold it into the white chocolate cream. Carefully pour it into the spring form pan. Put the cake back into the refrigerator and allow to set overnight. After it is set, remove the outer cover of the spring form pan. Wrap a ribbon around the ladyfinger biscuits and top it with assorted fruits of your choice.

Almond and Lemon Heart Cookies

125 grams unsalted butter, ? cup sugar, ? cup almond meal/powder, 1 large egg

1-1/4 cup flour, ? teaspoon baking powder, zest of 1 large lemon (grated)

Custard (Home-made as per instructions on pack).

Combine butter sugar in a bowl with a electric beater. Add egg and almond powder. Beat at medium speed. Add flour, baking powder and lemon zest and beat until a soft dough is formed.

Flatten into ? inch or thicker discs and put in heart moulds. Flatten and bake at 170 deg C for 30-40 minutes. Cool and serve topped with custard or cream.







Just imagine being surprised with a nicely wrapped box of chocolates causing a flutter, provoking the pleasure of unwrapping the box, to the sensual smell?.. lifting the soft seductive papers, to the warming sight of smooth dark chocolates, and when it finally passes your lips, to instantly melt in your mouth with exquisite pleasure?? The flooding of your senses with overwhelming ecstasy, eating it slowly, taking time to enjoy and savor every bit.

What better way to start off an evening of love?

It is easy to see why so many professionals and amateurs choose to work with chocolate. But its only with years of experience and hands-on touch that can truly attain a gourmet?s delight. No mass production could ever produce a piece of chocolate with the charm and warmth as one of ours. It takes a true artist to properly match flavors and textures that affect all our senses.

However, all the people in the UAE, you are fortunate, cos you can order your own personalized chocolate favours from us. You may contact us @ , or for your requirements.

Our chocolates are available either plain or in prepared fillings like dry fruits, praline, rum and raisins, candied fruits, marzipan, fondant, truffles etc.

In this way, your loved ones will remember the gift for years to come, even if they devour the chocolates within a few hours of receiving them. Show them you care?????.


Author: Judith- Sylvia and Joyce