Scrolling through the photos of chef’s Instagram profiles is one of our favourites pastimes – give us a pastry chef’s Instagram and we could be there for several hours.
One of the most mouthwatering food Instagram accounts we’ve come across on the 5pm Blog (apart from ours of course) is that of Helen Vass, pastry chef at Number 16, Glasgow. On this blog we’ve already shared Helen’s baking story, chocolate brownie recipe, and here we share our favourite photos from her Instagram account.
This presentation of a cheesecake wrapped up like a block of cheese is maybe one of the best things we’ve ever seen.
And here’s the inside. Cream cheese flavour cheesecake with homemade raspberry jam in the centre.
Carrot cake with mini carrot shapes on top. Created using cream cheese frosting, candied carrots, mandarin sorbet and carrot gel.
Praline semi freddo popsicle
More impressive than your average ice lolly – praline semi freddo popsicle with hazelnut sifon sponge, passion fruit fluid gel, cocoa soil and valrhona Dulcey disc.
Chocolate and vanilla petit gateaux
It would almost be a crime to stick a spoon into the perfect glaze of this chocolate and vanilla petit gateaux.
Olive oil cake
Olive oil cake with white chocolate cremeux, mandarin foam, mandarin granita and caramelised muesli.
Strawberry compote, pink champagne mousse, pistachio crumble
We love the mojito injection!
Is your mouth watering looking at these stunning dessert photos? You can try Helen Vass’s creations for yourself by booking Number 16 on 5pm Dining – £18.95 for 3 courses on set menu + glass of wine.