Chocolate and Cherry Semifreddo

I’ve been a very lazy blogger this Summer. It’s usually the time of year where I churn out recipes as I can take photos in the evening with all the natural light. With this year’s unusually hot Summer though, I’ve been sticking to old favourites and salads that can be made in no time so […]

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 […]