1. In a bowl, add egg white and mix lightly with a egg whisk. Add white sugar, brown sugar and mix.
2. Add hazelnut oil, mix. Add milk and then mix.
3. Add glucose syrup and mix. Then add salt and baking soda. Mix. Add sifted flour in a few times and mix. Let it sit for about 10 min.
4. Heat your pan and brush with oil on both sides. Once the pan is hot, decrease the heat to low. Pour 1 to 2 tbsp batter on the pan, cook the cone until nicely browned on both sides, flipping occasionaly.
5. Immediately move to your countertop to shape the cone. Form into a cone while it's hot, squeezing the end to seal. Repeat for the next.
150 to 200g sugar (use more or less depending on your taste)
a dash of salt
water, as much as necessary
1. Place azuki beans into a cooking pot and add about 800ml water (3 to 4 times the azuki weight). Cook over high heat and bring it to a boil.
2. Once it is boiling, reduce the heat to medium-low and cook for 5 min. After 5min turn off the heat and cover, let it rest for 15 to 20 min. Then drain well.
3. Transfer the cooked azuki beans into a clean cooking pot. Add 600ml water, cook over medium-high heat and bring it to a boil. Once boiling, skim off scum. Then cover and cook for about 30 min over medium-low heat. Check regularly that the water level is high enough to cover the beans.
4. After 30 min, check if azuki is ready. If not soft enough, cook another 10 min. Once ok, remove from the heat. Cover and let it rest for 30 min.
5. After 30 min, turn the heat to medium-high heat. Again check that you have just enough water to cover the azuki (adjust by adding or removing water as needed). Just before it boils, add sugar (first 150g then add more if any till 200g) and a dash of salt.
6. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes on medium heat, while stirring occasionally. Let almost all the water evaporate. Transfer to a plate!
7. If you don't use it all, wrap the leftover and freeze. Usually I freeze it in separate 100g portion.
1. Have a container ready (high temperature proof) and coat with oil lightly, using a paper towel.
2. In a small cooking pot, add water and agar powder. Melt the powder over medium heat, stirring constantly to prevent burning. Heat and stir until the agar powder melts completely. It usually takes about 1 to 2 mins.
3. Add the sugar. Melt the sugar, stirring constantly to prevent burning with a spatula. It will be very foamy and bubbly. Keep on stirring for about 2 to 3 min.
4. Remove from the heat and immediately pour the espresso. Mix well.
5. Transfer into a prepared container through the sieve.
6. Chill in the fridge until it has set. It should be firm enough to cut.
7. Remove from the fridge and cut into small pieces, using the knife or even with your hand (about 2 to 3 cm dices) and place them on a baking sheet. You can also coat the pieces with sugar to make them sweeter.
8. Let the candies sit there for 2 to 3 days (it may even take up to 5 days, as it depends on so many factors : climate, season,...). Eventually their surface should dry out completely. The candies will be crystallized with a jewelry finish. They are crunchy outside, but inside texture is like jelly.
9. You can keep your “kohakutou” in an airtight container for about 2 weeks.
1. In a bowl whisk together eggs, sugar and salt using a hand mixer.
2. Pour the milk into the egg mixture slowly, gradually and mix well.
3. Add the sifted flour and mix well until the batter is integrated.
4. Strain the crepe mixture through a fine sieve. Add the melted butter and mix well. Cover with plastic wrap and let it sit at room temperature for about 30min to 1h or even overnight.
Cooking the crepes :
5. Set a big size non-stick frying pan on medium high heat. Once the pan is hot, brush oil and remove excess with a paper towel (a thin application, only the first time is fine). Pour enough batter to cover the bottom of the pan and swirl it to coat evenly.
6. Once the batter is dry and the edges start to brown, flip the crepe with your hand. Let it cook on the other side for a few seconds. Then transfer to a plate to cool down. Set aside. This is the "big" size crepe. You need only one.
7. Now heat a 16~17cm non-stick pan on medium heat (a different size of pan will yield different number of crepes and need different amount of batter per crepe). Once the pan is hot, reduce the heat to low, brush with oil and remove the excess with a paper towel (a thin application, only the first time is fine).
8. Make small sizes crepes with the batter.
9. Once cooled completely, use a 15cm round plate or cake bottom as a guide and cut off crepe in excess. Note: This is just for the small crepes! Don't cut the big size one.
Putting it all together :
10. Whip chilled Whipping Cream (320g) for a few second, add granulated sugar (60g), and beat until stiff peaks form.
NOTE : if your cream is less than 35% fat, then I recommend you to add whipped cream stabilizer (I used "cremfix" here). In that case, mix cream stabilizer to the sugar ahead of this step. Add when your cream is getting a soft peak.
11. Now spread a good amount of cream evenly over one "small" crepe. Cover with another "small" crepe and repeat until all have been used. Finally cover with the "big" size crepe.
12. Let it chill in the fridge for a few hours until it has set. Dust with some powdered sugar over the cake to decorate.
1. Combine strawberry and sugar (50g) in a saucepan and cook it over medium heat until strawberries have softened. Remove from the heat and set aside.
2. In a bowl add egg yolk. Pour the milk into the bowl little by little, and mix. Add sugar (20 to 30g) and mix.
3. Transfer the milk mix into a small pan and heat up to 75~80℃ over medium heat, turn the heat to low and simmer for 3min, stirring occasionally to avoid burning.
4. Using a fine mesh filter (your usual sieve will do), strain the milk into a heat-safe bowl, then add inverted sugar and glucose. Mix well to melt. Let it cool down completely.
5. Once the milk mixture is cooled completely, add the strawberry sauce. Mix well.
6. Add heavy cream and mix.
7 Transfer the ice cream mixture into your compressor ice cream maker and let it run according to manufacturer's instructions. It should take 40~60min, depending on how cold the mixture. In case, you should let it run until the mixture turns thick and creamy.
8. Transfer the ice cream to a storage container, and let it freeze until you eat!