Canelés with Salted Caramel

Sometimes the simplest things in life are the best, and canelés (to me) are a prime example of this and why you should never judge a book by its cover. In fairness, It's pretty easy to overlook canelés when they are so many pretty, delicate and colourful desserts lined up next to them... but for what … Continue reading Canelés with Salted Caramel

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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

Pear and Chestnut Charlotte

Chestnut flavoured desserts are much more common in France, in fact it was after having a divine chestnut mousse at a restaurant that I was inspired to start using the ingredient. The problem however is finding the chestnut puree in South London, I've only come across it once in a supermarket near me and I guess it wasn't popular as I haven't seen it since - I'll be stocking up on my next trip to France.

Tiramisu Charlotte

I have the GBBO to thank for my obsession with Charlotte Russe, it was one of the showstopper challenges in series six and I just can't get enough of them now. I'd actually never thought of making a Charlotte Russe before that moment, but after a bit of frantic googling I came across lots of different recipes and decided to give it a go.