Strawberry Fraisier

I was blessed with a lovely afternoon of sunshine for my birthday this year, perfect weather for a BBQ with friends and family. And even though we're still waiting for a glorious summer to visit, it felt like the perfect occasion to attempt a strawberry fraisier... I mean, what's better than sponge, strawberries and cream … Continue reading Strawberry Fraisier

Baked Blueberry and Ricotta Tart

  The last couple months have flown by for one reason or another, and sadly I just haven't had as much time to bake all the things I'd planned. I'm sure I'll get to them soon, but in the mean-time here's an easy crowd pleaser perfect for a Sunday afternoon with family and friends. Baked … Continue reading Baked Blueberry and Ricotta Tart

Mini Churros Hearts with Dipping Sauces

There's something about freshly fried dough sprinkled with cinnamon sugar that I find completely irresistible. And with Valentine's day approaching I thought I'd give heart shaped churros a test run.  The only thing I hadn't realised was how much elbow grease would be needed to pipe the buggers! For the sauces you really only need one … Continue reading Mini Churros Hearts with Dipping Sauces

Pear and Chestnut Tart with Vanilla Mascarpone and Mint

This is my third recipe combing pear and chestnut and I think it actually might be my favourite. It's super easy to make, takes very little time and tastes great. The recipe is also very easy to adapt... you can replace the pear with apple, or replace the chestnut cream with a jam of your choice. Pear … Continue reading Pear and Chestnut Tart with Vanilla Mascarpone and Mint