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PINK GRAPEFRUIT, MANGO & MINT COCKTAIL POPSICLES

This grim weather has me day dreaming of summer and our time living in the Caribbean sipping cocktails. Here’s a popsicle version of one of my favourites I created for Homestyle a wee while ago. Bring on summer! x 2 large mangoes, peeled and cubed ¼…

October 16, 2016
Baking Dessert

TANGELO & PASSIONFRUIT BAKED CHEESECAKE

I’m craving comfort food at the moment and it’s tangelo season so I’ve whipped some into my favourite passionfruit cheesecake. The sumptuous combination adds a vibrant yet lighter touch to an otherwise rich dessert. You can use fresh passionfruit but I’ve totally cheated and bought mine. Enjoy x 250g plain…

October 4, 2016
Baking Dessert

MY FAVOURITE GOOEY CARAMEL SLICE

As a child caramel slice was my absolute favourite and think that’s where my  passion for baking took off. To this day it’s my number one go to treat food. I’ve recently been home to mum and dad’s where mum stocks the pantry with…

September 18, 2016
Baking Dessert

PECAN PRALINE & CHOCOLATE ‘TOBLERONE’ TART

  It’s Dads birthday so I’ve whipped out a super-easy recipe I created five years ago for The ‘PIE’ cookbook. It’s almost like a Toblerone and has a rich and silky ganache filling and delectable toffee crunch. Serves 8 Chocolate Pastry 170g butter 85g sugar 1 egg 260g…

August 6, 2016
Baking Dessert Recipes

SUBLIME KEY LIME PIE

    It’s such a luxury to have limes in season and not cost a small fortune! This pie is traditionally made with Florida key limes and takes me back to our care-free (child-free!) days living in the Caribbean when I’d make this silky tart…

May 15, 2016
Baking Dessert

EASY YET IMPRESSIVE OATY PLUM & GINGER SLAB

This is the easiest slice to make and it is even better if you have homemade plum jam. It can also be made in a tart tin and sliced into wedges served with yoghurt. Guests will think you’ve gone to a huge effort when all…

February 2, 2016
Baking Dessert

ROAST PEACHES WITH SALTED CARAMEL & ICE CREAM

Serves 6 2 x 5cm strips lemon rind Juice of half a lemon 1 cinnamon stick 6 large peaches (yellow or white), halved, stone removed 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 30g butter, cut into 12 cubes Vanilla ice-cream and simple salted caramel (recipe here), to…

January 24, 2016
Dessert

RETRO MOUSSE WITH THE MOST

I have to have a little chocolate every single day so consider myself and expert in this field. It’s my treat at the end of a hard day’s work. Because it was the weekend and we had our dear friends Lauren and Alex over…

January 17, 2016