Desserts

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 […]

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Chocolate Fondant – luscious gooey center

Chocolate Fondant – luscious gooey center

Chocolate Fondant, this is a favourite at theSecretGarden-France-cooking school, and is a fantastic dessert for you and that special person in your life or show off to your friends and family at your next dinner party. Although it looks difficult this is a classic that you […]

Lemon Tart (Tart au Citron)

Lemon Tart (Tart au Citron)

This lemon tart has a lovely crumbly shortcrust pasty and a wonderful creamy lemon filling. The lemon cream has the sharpness of the lemon with a wonderful creamy sweetness, a great inclusion to any dinner party or afternoon tea. Short crust pastry Ingredients 225 g plain […]

Cranachan Cheese cake

Cranachan Cheese cake

Following on with the Burns Supper event, I am always looking for a different twist to the traditional take on THE menu for a Traditional Burns Supper. Cranachan is a very traditional Scottish dessert for Burns supper, which is a layered dessert with whipped cream, […]

Honeycomb

Honeycomb

This is one of the recipes we have made at the cooking school, it is a big hit. I am surprised at the number of people who don’t know what it is!!! It is nice to teach people a new recipe and a new experience. […]

Individual Lemon Meringue Cheesecake

Individual Lemon Meringue Cheesecake

So here we go with the first for many (hopefully) posts on the recipes we have enjoyed at TheSecretGarden-France. We have been trying a few ideas and decided that this was a winner, and it was fun, there is not a lot of cooking to […]