Browsing All posts tagged under »dessert«

Coco-Berry Bake Bars

June 26, 2011


I’ve been experimenting lately with cake bars. A slightly more solid version of cakey-lovelyness, which seem popular in a lot of my American and Australian cookbooks. The traditional sponge in all it’s forms still reigns supreme in tea shops and kitchens in the UK, but I think there may also be a place for these […]

Rhubarb & Orange Fool

June 1, 2011


…this is a bit of a follow one of my last posts, where I explained how I happy I was to be gifted with a bunch of lovely rhubarb. In search of something other than a crumble to use this lovely treat in, I happened upon a recipe for a gooseberry fool and thought some syrup-sweetened […]

Amazingly Easy Tiramisu

May 13, 2011


I’m a big fan of easy desserts than can be whipped-up very quickly with the general contents of my cupboard! There are only a few of these concoctions though that are more than a guitly-eating pleasure and can raise themselves to guest-worthy status. My three never fail easy and guest-worthy desserts are Eton Mess, Zabaglione […]

Sticky Ginger & Apple Cake

February 23, 2011


Mmmm… I love cake. Warm, moist, sticky cake that makes your tummy happy!! My favourite cakes have some kind of fruit in them. I don’t care what kind, but for me baked fruit adds a sweetness, moistness and texture that a plain cake lacks. I’m not really a fan of butter icing or frosting. I find […]

White Chocolate & Cherry Crunch Trifle

December 30, 2010


One of the nicest things I could ever receive are people’s recipes. That may sound odd, but I’ve got lots and lots of cookery books with far more recipes than I could ever cook and whilst I love pouring over each glossy page imagining I have the time to cook them all, they are storyless to me. […]