Orange Panna Cotta with Blackberry Sauce and Mini Meringues

Orange Panna Cotta with Blackberry Sauce and Mini Meringues- A Cookbook Collection

I joked about a second blog post this week, but look – I actually followed through! This post is a long time in making. I had a delicious orange panna cotta with a strawberry sauce in Clancys last year and knew I had to recreate it at home.

Strawberry Goats’ Cheese and Pancetta Salad

Strawberries Goats Cheese and Pancetta Salad- A Cookbook Collection

I know what you’re thinking, more strawberries! I just can’t resist them, there is always a punnet of them in my fridge when they are at their peak. The thing is, I have no problem using them in breakfasts or sweet desserts but struggled for a long time with using them in savoury food.

Easy Strawberry and Chocolate Tart

Chocolate and Strawberry Tart -A Cookbook Collection

Nothing says Summer to me more than the arrival of Irish Strawberries in the shops. Or even better, the “Wexford Strawberries & New Potatoes for sale” signs on the roadside. I know we can get imported strawberries all year round now but they just don’t have the same flavour.

Simple Strawberry Slice

Simple Strawberry Slice - A Cookbook Collection 2

Simple Strawberry Slice – nothing like a bit of alliteration to excite the nerd in me. I thought it was time for another sweet recipe and with strawberries really at their peak right now, a simple recipe is the best way to show them off.

Rhubarb and Strawberry Cake

Rhubarb and Strawberry Cake- A Cookbook Collection

I will be forever grateful to Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen  for coining the phrase ‘everyday cake’. This Rhubarb and Strawberry Cake is for when you just want cake. No fuss, you don’t want to impress anyone, just cake to have with a cuppa.