Coffee Jelly

A few years ago I was lucky enough to go to Japan.  One thing I really miss from there was their Coffee Jelly Frappucinos that was available at Starbucks. I am really sad that they don’t have it on the menu here in Vancouver.  I looked up a couple recipes for Coffee Jelly and actually…

Decorating Jello with Fruit

Jello doesn’t have to be an understated dessert. You can make your Jello the life of the party by decorating it with fruit. I came up with this idea because my friend who loves Jello would always make Jello “cakes”. For her birthday, we decided to make her a Jello Birthday Cake. To decorate the…

Blueberry Kitchen Science

Have you every wondered why your blueberry smoothies sometimes turn to jello when you let it sit?? That’s because ripe blueberries contain natural pectin, a substance found in fruits that help make the wonderful texture of jams and jellies. Pectin is a carbohydrate found in the cell walls of fruits and vegetables. When pectin is…