Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

June 20, 2019

Desserts

Recipes

Grilled Banana Satay

4 bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes ¼ tsp. (1.25 ml) ground cinnamon Pinch of salt ...

Black Sesame Porridge (Ggae Jook)

Eaten as a light breakfast or a warm snack, rice porridges can be made either savoury or sweet

Chanukah Jelly Doughnuts (Soufganiot)

These are a favorite treat in Israel and a sweet alternative to the traditional Chanukah latkes

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Mun or Poppy Seed Cookies

These light and thin, easy-to-roll cookies are a lovely way to break the fast

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Recipes

Rustic fruit tarts

These tarts are made by folding the edges of the pie dough over the top of the ripe fruit filling, creating a rustic, free-form look.

Cranberry Apple Pie

Here’s a delicious twist on a harvest classic

Cranberry Biscotti

Easy to make and great for dipping.

Puffy oven apple pancake

Large and puffy baked pancakes are popular throughout Europe; this one is from Finland. The proportion of eggs, milk and flour varies from one recipe to another. It puffs up to make a golden, crusty cradle that can be filled with fruit or berries. A 17-inch (43-cm) slope-sided paella pan is perfect for baking the pancake.

Shrikhand with yogurt cheese, saffron and pistachios

Shrikhand is one of those rare desserts that’s not only yummy, but virtually guilt free. The only fat here comes from the whole-milk yogurt. You could also use low-fat yogurt, but it yields less yogurt cheese and you will have to adjust the sugar accordingly.

French Lemon Tart

Elizabeth Baird suggested I include this sophisticated version of the old-fashioned favourite, lemon meringue pie. This one is her choice, created in the Canadian Living Test Kitchen. It is tangy and truly lemony. The pastry is my recipe.

Moist chocolate cake

No one will believe this cake is made with cooked quinoa. The perfect gluten-free dessert

Chocolate toffee brownies

Two of kids' favourite flavours in one irresistible brownie! Add a glass of fat-free milk for a special-treat dessert or snack.

Pierre Hermé’s chocolate-filled macarons

Chef Pierre Hermé is renowned for his innovative French pastry creations. He’s the owner of two pastry boutiques ...

Double chocolate biscotti

This cookie would go nicely with a scoop of vanilla, pistachio or berry ice cream, or dipped into ...