|cream and vanilla extract|
|all whipped up to the right consistency|
|add the mascarpone into the batter with eggs, sugar and cooked milk which had been refrigerated for at least an hour|
i didn't realize though, that it was quite a complicated recipe. but i was really into doing it so i decided to get on with it anyway, despite the hard work.
|they call these Lady Fingers in the English-speaking world|
|layer with the biscuits dipped in coffee, then the whipped cream and batter, then repeat|
|i had to improvise with the scotch since i didn't have rhum in the kitchen|
Tiramisu is originally from Italy and it literally means "pick me up". i guess it got the name from the ingredients -- rhum and coffee, which will literally pick your spirits up when you are feeling a bit less hyper and in need of waking up.
|dip the biscuits in brewed coffee, be careful not to dip them too much or they will break|
|et voila! now it's ready to be covered with unsweetened cocoa powder|
i found the recipe here, if you're interested to try it out for yourself.
|i wanted to put some raspberries on top, but i couldn't find any at the grocery, so i just made do with some apricots.|
i hope you all have a great Chinese New Year holiday... and Gong Xi Fa Cai to all of you who celebrate the Lunar New Year!