“FOR MY PART I KNOW NOTHING WITH ANY CERTAINTY, BUT THE SIGHT OF THE STARS MAKE ME DREAM.” Vincent van Gogh
You may find it ironic that I write a dessert blog when I tell you that I am a former Weight Watcher! What I have learned over time, about myself, is that over eating was never about hunger. And for me to lose weight was a matter of eating less and moving more. And to maintain good weight and good health, I need to eat well, eat the right things, and indulge in moderation. But my passion for baking rarely allows me to cut corners and I always try to use the best ingredients to achieve the best product.
This holds true, even as I work with fruit. Sometimes I just like to play on the lighter side of sweet. And this starfruit and ginger recipe is a perfect example. You may use sugar or substitute with Splenda. Both are equally good. But this exotic fruit is quite stunning, and a special way to serve fruit as dessert. If you have never had starfruit before, then you are in for a treat. . . . . [Read more...]