Chocolate & Pear Tart

Chocolate & Pear Tart

There is always time for chocolate and I think the tart meets the criteria. Whats not to love about chocolate and sweet pears? This recipe works well with poached pears or tin pears and the great thing about it, is...

Bretonne Sauce

I have been working with some clients on the various Mother Sauces and their variations, when I can a cross this little known variation. It is not listed with the list of the other classics and I believe it is...

Bearnaise Sauce

Bearnaise sauce is one of the ‘child/daughter’ sauces from the Classic Hollandiaise sauce, which is one of the 5 Classic Mother Sauces. The classic way of making Hollandaise sauce is to cook the egg yolks and lemon juice over a...
baked eggs

Eggs in Tomato sauce

Well this is one of those dishes that I have been playing around with in my mind for a little while now. Today was the ‘day’ that I pulled it all together and it just it the spot. The weather...
Italian meringue butter-cream

Victoria Sponge

              We were invited to a friends house this week, to join them and their family for some drinks and food, which is always a great day/night. They had some family over visiting and...