Tag Archives: sous vide dessert

Valentine’s Day Menu

Voulez-vous sous vide avec moi, ce soir? That’s the question of the night for those who want to whip up a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner on this day of love, as the SousVide Supreme  takes center stage as one of the hottest Valentine’s Day gifts for foodies. To help plan the perfect day, SousVide Supreme compiled the following sous vide Valentine’s Day menu including Rosemary Beef Rib Roast, Sage Carrots, Strawberries & Cream and a Raspberry-Infused Cocktail. GET THE WHOLE PACKAGE! Beef Rib Roast Serves 2 to 4 Ingredients: 1-2 pounds (0.45 kg to 0.91 kg) boneless beef rib roast 1 tablespoon … Read More

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

From SousVide Barbecue (Paradox Press 2011) Makes about 1 quart (.9 liter) INGREDIENTS 6 large egg yolks 1 cup (75 g) superfine (castor) sugar 1/4 cup (29 g) non-fat dry milk powder (organic if available) 1 quart (.9 liter) half-and-half * 1/2 vanilla bean   INSTRUCTIONS Fill and preheat the water oven to 140F/60C. In a bowl, beat the egg yolks with the sugar and non-fat dry milk until light yellow and thickened. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean and add them and the half and half to the yolks and beat just enough to mix. Pour the mixture … Read More

Mint Decadence Dessert Sundae

Courtesy of SousVide Supreme Culinary Specialist, Sophie Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 6 chocolate wafer cookies 4 scoops sous vide Mint Chip Gelato 2 tablespoons (30ml) crème de menthe 1/4 cup (60ml) whipped cream 1 tablespoon (15ml) chocolate flakes/shavings Fresh mint leaves (garnish) DIRECTIONS Crush the cookies in a food processor or put them in a plastic bag and crush them with a rolling pin. Put the cookie crumbs in two martini glasses or two small serving bowls. Put two scoops of mint chip gelato into each glass/bowl. Pour a tablespoon of the crème de menthe into each glass/bowl. Spoon the whipped … Read More

Mint Chip Gelato

By now, I’ve made a few ice-cream bases in my SousVide Supreme and have had great success with them all – my favorites being the peach ice-cream, and crème brulee ice-cream. Making a custard base in the SousVide Supreme is so much easier than making custard on a stove top. By making it in the SousVide Supreme you can simply put the ingredients in a pouch, drop it in the preheated water oven at the correct temperature and go do something else for an hour.  It’s totally hands off and it won’t scorch, clump, or curdle as it would on … Read More

Lemon Cheesecake

Makes 6 individual cakes Courtesy of SousVide Supreme Culinary Specialist, Sophie *For Passover use the flourless crust instead of graham cracker crust INGREDIENTS For the flourless crust 1/2 teaspoon (2 g) butter, for greasing ramekins ¼ cup (57g) Coconut Macaroon crumbs (5 cookies) – I used these 2 tablespoons (30ml) melted butter 2 tablespoons almond meal, toasted OR For the graham cracker crust 1/2 teaspoon (2 g) butter, for greasing ramekins ¼ cup (57g) graham crackers, crushed 2 tablespoons (30ml) melted butter ½ tablespoon (6g) granulated sugar For the cheesecake filling 12oz (342g) cream cheese ½ cup (95g) granulated sugar … Read More

Peaches Sous Vide

Courtesy of Steve Cylka at theblackpeppercorn.com Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 peaches, halved and pitted ½ cup (120 ml) water ½ cup (96 g) sugar ⅓ cup (120 g) cognac or brandy   INSTRUCTIONS Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to 180F/82C. In a small saucepan, heat the water and sugar, stirring often. Once the sugar has dissolved, remove from heat and cool. Stir in the cognac or brandy and set the syrup aside. Put the peach halves into a cooking pouch, pour in the syrup, and vacuum seal, being careful that the syrup does not get sucked into the vacuum … Read More

Key Lime Pie

Courtesy of Staff Blogger, Sophie Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For the Key Lime filling ½ cup (118ml ) key lime juice, from fresh key limes 14 oz (396g) can sweetened, condensed milk 4 egg yolks For the crust 1 teaspoon (5g) butter, to grease the tin 6 tablespoons ( 85g ) butter, melted 1 ½ cups (150g) graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons (30g) granulated white sugar For the topping ½ cup (118ml) heavy whipping cream 2 extra key limes for decorating   INSTRUCTIONS Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme at 180F/82C. Whisk all the filling ingredients together into a medium-sized bowl, … Read More

Crème Brûlée Ice Cream

Courtesy of Staff Blogger, Sophie INGREDIENTS For the custard 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon ( 252 ml) milk 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon (252 ml) cream 7 tablespoons (105 g) sugar 1 teaspoon (5 ml) pure vanilla extract 6 egg yolks 3 tablespoons (45 ml) Dulce de Leche, divided use For the sugar brûlée shards 1 cup (192g) granulated sugar   INSTRUCTIONS Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to 185F/85C. Put the milk, sugar, eggs and vanilla into a food processor and blend for a few minutes, just until well combined. You want to mix the custard, but not over … Read More

Sous Vide Rhubarb

Rheum rhabarbarum and Rheum rhaponticum are the most common varieties of the Buckwheat family found in our kitchens. Beckoning the arrival of spring, this faux fruit appears in various colors ranging from spring green to ruby red. Native to Northern Asia, rhubarb thrives in colder climates from Spring through Summer. US cultivation began during the early nineteenth century on the east coast and eventually spread west with the settlers, primarily grown in the northern states and southern Canada. When shopping for rhubarb choose bright, glossy, unblemished and firm stalks. Most rhubarb is sold without the leaves, however if you have … Read More

Whitney Miller’s White Chocolate Bread Pudding Sous Vide

with White Chocolate Sauce and Hibiscus Flower Courtesy of MasterChef winner Whitney Miller Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1 cup (240 ml volume) French bread, cubed to 1/2 inch (1.25 cm) 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 2 tablespoons (25 g) granulated sugar 2 ounces (60 ml) half-and-half 1 1/2 ounces (45 ml) heavy cream, divided 1 1/2 ounces (42 g) good quality white chocolate chips 1⁄4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) pure vanilla extract For the sauce 1 ounce (32 g) good quality white chocolate chips 2 ounces (60 ml) heavy whipping cream 2 Hibiscus flowers in syrup   INSTRUCTIONS Fill and … Read More

Chocolate Zabaglione

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 8 large egg yolks 1 cup (192 g) sugar Pinch salt 1/2 cup (120 ml) dry Marsala 1/3 cup (37 g) unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup (60 ml) whipping cream, or heavy cream 1 pound (0.45 kg) fresh strawberries, washed, hulled, and quartered   INSTRUCTIONS Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to 165F/74C. Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, sugar, salt and Marsala. Add cocoa powder and whisk until completely combined, then add cream and whisk well. Pour the egg mixture into a large (gallon/3.8 liter) zip-closure cooking pouch. Use the displacement method (Archimedes’ … Read More

Christmas Pudding

Adapted from Saveur (saveur.com)Makes 2 puddings   INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons (28 g) butter, for greasing bowls 2 cups (300 g) quality assorted raisins 2 cups (480 ml) brandy 1 1⁄2 ounces (42 g) quality assorted candied fruits 5 tablespoons (72 g) cold butter (or, traditionally, beef suet) diced 1 3⁄4 cups (105 g) fine day-old bread crumbs 1 cup (85 g) blanched almond meal 1⁄4 cup (50 g) dark muscovado sugar 3 tablespoons (19 g) flour 2 tablespoon (10 g) shredded unsweetened coconut 2 tablespoons (10 g) finely grated peeled carrot 1⁄2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) finely grated lemon zest 1⁄4 … Read More