Bare in mind I took a year break because I was smoking while I was working, so I’ve forgotten a few things but I have an idea.
I’m thinking about making a Rhubarb custard pie with VTA Rhubarbe Compote I believe it is as I heard it’s really sweet up front and I was going to support it with a couple drops of Raspberry Malina INW along with the standard VC1 at around 5-5% and I am unsure of the base, initially I wanted to go Biscuit, but someone told me it isn’t as buttery as the old batch… I’m looking for a nice crust and I have graham crackers, 3 varieties but I don’t know which would work best, layering it with some gold butter to give it some richness and mouthfeel…
What do you guys think, could this be a cohesive mix?
If you search the forum, you’ll find that people have tested the “old” and “new” INW biscuit with zero difference in final result. There may have been a day that there was a bit of a color difference between batches but it’s still the same recipe.
I currently have JF Cookie in test and it’s very promising as a replacement. I think I like it even more than INW Biscuit. People have described it as a mix of INW Biscuit and FA Cookie but it’s still different to my taste buds. Definitely worth a try. Not so much a fan of GC but it could work… make a few versions to see which one works best for you.
I don’t know Rhubarbe and I don’t like INW Raspberry, but I don’t see why it wouldn’t be good to someone else. Mess around with it a bit to see how it goes. I’d just balance out the fruits first, then your custard cookie base and then throw them together.
If you are going to be doing shopping put Jungle Flavors Biscuit on there and then pair that with cap graham cracker for a nice biscuit base with a hint of cinnamon which should pair quite nicely with your rhubarb and raspberry
FA apple pie is very light on apple (slight cinnamon note will linger) so that note is quite easily buried but the crust is more forward and good. Maybe pair it up with a graham, I don’t care for graham so just tossing the FA out there as a suggestion.
Going off of notes, Rhubarb is the flavour I want for sure… Here is a mock recipe I’ll try to mix sometime next week. And in case you were wondering about the name, I used to pick rhubarb in the back alley of my grandparent’s place when I was a wee lad, so it has some personal meaning.
I did something very similar as a wee lad and because of that I always thought rhubarb pie was for poor people and never cared for it until I was old enough to not care how poor I was. Once I figured that out… I still hated it.
I got a hold of the place I buy my ingredients from and they told me that Rhubarb Compote is about 2 weeks away from coming in, so it looks as though I’ll be looking at notes for another replacement
Edit: It’s a bit early but there is no VTA Rhubarb Raw on the VTA website, so I am thinking it’s just mislabelled. Fingers crossed, although I picked up Sweet, Sour Rhubarb from WF and it’s currently in my basket
Joel WTF … Dude seriously whats going on ??? Your scaring me and I’m worried … Is everything ok ??? Your recent activity is too serious , lets tone it down a bit ya ??? Seriously though ive seen two threads that you created and they arent being derailed , the conversations especially the replies from you are staying on point … Anyway just posting out of concern