• sticky date pudding with caramel sauce
6 Mar, 2016

Sticky date & sultana pudding

By |March 6th, 2016|Desserts, Recipes|0 Comments

This is a take on the British classic, sticky toffee pudding.  Yes, it's sticky, yes it's calorific and yes a family favourite for those with a sweet tooth.  This recipe embraces the pressure cooker and makes it a simple, quick, but delicious dessert that will impress dinner guests or family and something you don't have [...]

15 Feb, 2016

White chocolate mousse

By |February 15th, 2016|Desserts, Gluten-free, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

White chocolate mousse - A luxurious feel to this sweet dessert than can be created without much hassle and held in the fridge until serving, - white chocolate (use good quality chocolate), double cream, Melt the chocolate in a large bowl, over a pan of just simmering water, then take off the heat.; Bring 200ml [...]

  • citrus jelly vanilla panacotta
7 Jan, 2016

Vanilla panna cotta with citrus fruit

By |January 7th, 2016|Desserts, Gluten-free, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Vanilla panna cotta with citrus fruit - A light panna cotta - the basil infused citrus fruit and jelly layer adds a fresh dimension to this dessert. - citrus jelly: citrus fruit juice (orange, grapefruit and lemon (to taste)), sugar, gelatin (1 sheet), vanilla panna cotta: gelatin (4 sheets), milk, whipping cream, sugar, vanilla beans, [...]

  • low calorie apple cake
16 Oct, 2015

Low fat apple cake

By |October 16th, 2015|Desserts, Recipes, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Low fat apple cake - This cake is light, soft with a surprisingly light crumb. You can make this free-from and makes a perfect, low calorie, indulgent feeling snack, all under 140 calories per slice. - dessert apples (golden delicious or granny smith), eggs (large), golden caster sugar, xylitol, lemon (zested), salt, plain flour (sifted), [...]

  • lemon tart - tarte au citron
18 Sep, 2015

Zesty lemon tart

By |September 18th, 2015|Desserts, Recipes, Sweet treats|0 Comments

Zesty lemon tart - Based upon the French classic tarte au citron (lemon tart). Zesty lemon filling and short (crumbly) sweet, biscuit pastry. Perfect for a sweet treat or to impress guests as a fitting dessert course. - Pastry: plain flour (+ dusting), icing sugar, unsalted butter (cubed), egg yolks, Filling: eggs, caster sugar, double [...]

  • citrus cheescake - lemon and lime
15 Jul, 2015

No-bake citrus cheesecake

By |July 15th, 2015|Desserts, Gluten-free, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

No-bake citrus cheesecake - If you love citrus, this is the dessert for you - an easy, no bake cheesecake that takes only 30 minutes to prepare. Serve with fresh raspberries and a dusting of icing sugar. - digestive biscuits (crushed), ginger nut biscuits (crushed), butter (melted), lemons (zest & juice), limes (zest & juice), [...]

  • black forest trifle
20 Mar, 2015

Black forest trifle

By |March 20th, 2015|Desserts, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Black forest trifle - This 70's style dessert is a combination of trifle and black forest gateau - made up with a bottom layer of sticky chocolate brownies, cherries in kirsch, chocolate custard and top layer of cream. Death by chocolate :) - custard, dark chocolate (about 70% cocoa solids), chocolate brownies, cherries in kirsch [...]

  • french apple tarte tatin
15 Jan, 2015

Tarte tatin

By |January 15th, 2015|Desserts, Recipes|0 Comments

Tarte tartin - This is a french classic dessert - usually made with apples that have been caramelised and traditionally a base of shortcrust pastry. This recipe uses ground rice to give it more texture. It can be time consuming dish to make, but rewarding results. - pastry: plain flour (plus extra for dusting), ground [...]

15 Jan, 2015

Chocolate mousse

By |January 15th, 2015|Desserts, Gluten-free, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Chocolate mousse - This decadent and rich chocolate mousse is easy to produce and with the added liquer and decorated with orange zest will impress! - mousse: dark chocolate (around 75% cocoa solids), free range eggs (separated), liqueur (cointreau or amaretto), decoration: whipped cream (to decorate), grated chocolate (to decorate), orange (zest only), Place the [...]

  • roasted caramelised peaches
2 Jan, 2015

Caramelised peaches

By |January 2nd, 2015|Desserts, Gluten-free, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Caramelised peaches - A beautiful dish which will remind you of summer flavours, with warm roasted caramelised peaches, served with stilton and greek yoghurt or mascarpone. - peaches (must be ripe - halved and stone removed), honey, caster sugar, butter (unsalted), stilton (to serve), greek yoghurt (to serve as a quenelle), thyme (optional), Preheat the [...]