Desserts

Pancakes – La Chandeleur – La fete de crepes

Pancakes – La Chandeleur – La fete de crepes

Today is another feast day in France…. ‘La Chandeleur’ It signifies the end of the Christmas period and is celebrated with ‘La fete de crepes’                             In years gone by there were […]

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Honeycomb Ice Cream

Honeycomb Ice Cream

There is always a right time for ice cream…. don’t you agree. I do love good ice cream and this recipe is a great one to have up your sleeve, ok I do have an ice cream machine, and it makes it nice and simple, […]

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 that you don’t need to […]

Cranachan Roulade

Cranachan Roulade

Another great tradition to be served at Burns Supper or St Andrews Day. Of course this is a twist on the tradition, as sometimes we just need to mix-it up a bit….. This is a wonderful recipe which incorporates the traditional elements, raspberries, cream, whisky, […]

Italian Meringue

Italian Meringue

This is the recipe for Italian Meringue, it has many uses as it is more stable than the typical French Meringue, as the egg whites are ‘cooked’ due to the hot sugar syrup. You’ll need 100g caster sugar 2      medium egg whites at room temperature 1/2 […]

French Meringue

French Meringue

There is a multitude of recipes for Meringue, this is a recipe that I have used for various things, including Pavlova, but it makes a great topping for the Lemon Meringue Cheese Cakes if you don’t want to bother with the hot sugar syrup required […]