1. Prepare the crust. Place the oreo cookies into the bowl of a food processor and crush until crumbs form. Add melted butter and process until evenly moistened.
2. Press the mixture into the bottom of a greased 8 inch (20 cm) springform pan using the back of a spoon. Refrigerate until the first layer of mousse is prepared.
3. Prepare dark chocolate mousse. In a heat proof bowl add the semi-sweet chocolate and 1/2 cup (120g) whipping cream. Place the bowl over a saucepan with simmering water, over low heat until all the chocolate is melted. Meanwhile dissolve gelatin in cold water and let it swell for about 5 to 10 minutes. Place the gelatin over low heat just until the gelatin dissolves and pour it over the melted chocolate mixture. Let the chocolate mixture cool completely at room temperature.
4. Whip the remaining 2/3 cup (160g) cold whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Add melted chocolate mixture and mix until well combined.
5. Pour the chocolate mousse over the crust and refrigerate for about 15-20 minutes to set slightly, until you prepare the next layer of chocolate mousse.
6. Repeat the same steps for preparing the milk and white chocolate mousse layers.
7. Refrigerate the cake for 4 hours or overnight to set.
8. Run a knife around the edges of the cake to remove the sides of the pan.
9. Before serving dust the top of the cake with cocoa powder and decorate with fresh berries if desired. Enjoy!
Makes about 8-10 servings Crust 7 oz (200g) digestive biscuits or graham crackers 2 tbsp (30g) sugar 5 tbsp (70g) butter, melted Filling 4 egg yolks 1 can (14 oz -397g) sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup (120ml) lime juice 1 tbsp lime zest Topping 1 cup (240g) whipping cream 1 tbsp (10g) powdered sugar
1. Prepare the crust. Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Place the biscuits/graham crackers into the bowl of a food processor. Blend until crumbs form. Transfer the crumbs into a bowl, stir in sugar and melted butter.
2. Press the mixture onto the bottom and sides of a 8-9 inch (20-23cm) pie pan.
3. Bake for 8-10 minutes and let to cool on a rack for about 15 minutes.
4. Prepare the filling. In a large bowl whisk egg yolks with lime zest until creamy and light yellow colored. Stir in condensed milk and lime juice until well combined.
5. Pour the mixture over the cooled crust and bake for 15 minutes.
6. Let pie cool completely at room temperature and then refrigerate for several hours or better overnight.
7. Before serving whip the cream until soft peaks form. Incorporate powder sugar and whip until stiff peaks form.
8. Place the whipped cream into a piping bag fitted with 1M (½ inch-1cm) star tip and decorate the pie. Sprinkle some lime zest on top if desired.
3+2 tbsp (45g+30g) sugar
1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
9 oz (250g) mascarpone cheese
pinch of salt
1 cup (240 ml) espresso coffee, at room temperature
2 tbsp (30ml) amaretto liqueur
20 Savoyardi ladyfingers (about 180g)
Cocoa powder, for dusting
1. Separate the egg yolks from the whites. Mix egg yolks with 3 tbsp of sugar over a pot with simmering water until thick,
creamy and pale yellow colored.A thermometer should read 160F (70C). Add vanilla extract and transfer to another bowl to cool faster.
2. Add mascarpone cheese and and blend well.
3. Whip egg whites with the remaining 2 tbsp of sugar and salt, until foamy, and gently fold them to the mascarpone mixture.
4. Combine the cooled espresso with liqueur and set aside.
5. Dip quickly the ladyfingers in the coffee mixture and lay out in a single layer on the bottom of a 8 X 8 inch tray. Don’t soak the ladyfingers too much, only the edges should be soaked, not entirely.
6. Add half of the mascarpone mixture. Lay another layer of soaked ladyfingers and add the rest of the mascarcpone mixture
on top. Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 4-6 hours before serving. Sprinkle cocoa powder on top and serve.
1. Place sunflower seeds and salt into a hot dry skillet, on medium heat and let them toast stirring from time to time so they don’t burn.
2. Add sesame seeds and flax seeds and give them a stir. Immediately add butter and let it melt.
3. Add Mozzarella slices and stir to combine.
4. Add whole eggs and gently stir and cook until slightly underdone. Remove from heat. The eggs will continue to cook in the hot skillet. Add freshly ground black pepper.
5. Serve with toast bread, bacon slices, greens, whatever works better for you. Bread and bacon can be made before preparing the eggs.
6. To prepare the bacon simply add the bacon slices to a skillet on medium heat. When they start to curl turn them to cook on the other side. Keep flipping and turning the bacon so that it cooks evenly to desired crispness. Transfer on a paper towel to drain.