Alexander’s Patisserie

Alexander’s Patisserie

A party without a cake is just a meeting – Julia Child   A bite into a exquisite dessert is an experience. The decor and furnishings is desired to set the mood as you devour each bite. Yes, it is necessary and for such a place,  I will 

Sweet Retreat – Cafe Sua Tiramisu

Sweet Retreat – Cafe Sua Tiramisu

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. – Virginia Woolf Hi everyone! With Valentine’s day near, dessert comes to mind. Here is my quick recipe for Cafe Sua (Vietnamese Milk Coffee) Tiramisu. Impress with no baking and no fuss. 

Sweet Retreat – Chocolate Filled Caramels

Sweet Retreat – Chocolate Filled Caramels

Gifting homemade chocolates will brighten anyone’s day!  

Sweet Retreat – Chocolate Trio

Sweet Retreat – Chocolate Trio

Tasting Trio: Lemon cherry dark, sea salt caramel milk and caramel + mango puree white chocolates

Sweet Retreat – Cherry Macaron

Sweet Retreat – Cherry Macaron

Take-two: Cherry macaron. Still needs work but getting there!

Sweet Retreat – Mochi

Sweet Retreat – Mochi

Rosé Chi Chi Dango Mochi (Japanese Sweet Rice Dessert) So simple and so tasty! I also made a small batch of green pistachio (not shown).

Sweet Retreat – Chocolate Discs

Sweet Retreat – Chocolate Discs

Trio of chocolates L-R 1. 56% Valrhona dark chocolate with smokey caramelized bacon 2. Milk chocolate with genmaicha salt fruits and nuts 3. 40% Valrhona milk chocolate with blueberry cranberries, almond and lemon preserved salt

Sweet Retreat – Pate de Fruit

Sweet Retreat – Pate de Fruit

Pâte de Fruit – Concord Grape and Plum Gelée Candies

Sweet Retreat- Pretty Peanut M&Ms

Sweet Retreat- Pretty Peanut M&Ms

Twice dipped peanut, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, almonds and sea salt

Sweet Retreat – Oatmeal Cookies

Sweet Retreat – Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies – Prep and ready to go Some ingredients include: Pineapple, golden raisins, toasted walnuts, chicory + more