Strawberries Cookies and Cream Fridge Cake

Strawberry season is in full swing here and I can’t get enough. I have them for breakfast, as a snack, even in salads, but where they really shine is in a good dessert with cream. At this time of year you don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen baking so a quick make […]

Rhubarb and Custard Tart

  It’s been a while since I posted a dessert recipe so here you go. Rhubarb and custard is a classic combination and I love cooking with rhubarb when it is in season. Himself is not a fan so I usually make these things and have to find someone to offload them on or I’d […]

Chocolate Tiramisu

  Or to give it it’s full title, Chocolate Baileys and Rum Tiramisu. I’m fairly sure Italian food purists are aghast at this tinkering with such a recipe, but Tiramisu is a relatively recent invention so I might get away with it. However, strange as it seems coming from someone who doesn’t function before their […]

Pomegranate and Raspberry Trifle

Sherry Trifle and Christmas go hand in hand in my home. I remember every Christmas Eve as a child watching my mother make the trifle. Trifles sponges soaked, and I mean soaked, in sherry put into the special trifle bowl, jelly poured over and a tin of fruit. The sponge sort of disintegrated into the […]

Apple Tarte Tatin

This is another of those posts that has been planned for months and then forgotten about. I planned to be all organised and seasonal and post a recipe using apples in September but only remembered this Apple Tarte Tatin was in my drafts last weekend! Anyway, better late than never.