Cranachan Cheesecake

Cranachan Cheesecake

Cranachan is a very traditional Scottish dessert for Burns supper, which is a layered dessert with whipped cream, raspberries and oats.                 It is never easy to find raspberries at the end of...
Doughnut balls

Doughnut balls

You know how it is some days you just have a craving for something sweet. I was doing my usual thing, first thing in the morning, looking through the various emails and facebook links to my many groups that I...
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...