Coconut ‘Slush’ Granita

One question I am often asked is, what to serve for a dessert after a spicy meal. Inspired by last week’s snowy weather I made a coconut, lime & mint granita for such an occasion. You will find this dessert works well as coconut is widely used in many curries, especially Asian style. It also has an amazing cooling effect while the lime and mint … Continue reading Coconut ‘Slush’ Granita

Pure Apple Puree

I am on a roll with food for free this autumn. A friend kindly brought round a basket of windfall apples and inspired me to pick some from my own back garden! Thinking back to my childhood and remembering my mother baking apples in a roasting tin and then squashing them though a food mill, I decided to have ago myself. For an even easier … Continue reading Pure Apple Puree

Fruity Clafoutis

So delicious and so very French – make this dreamy, creamy pudding your own by adding the soft fruit of your choice and a little liqueur to give it that extra ‘je ne sais quoi’. Serve warm and enjoy, Bon Appétit! Ingredients A little soft butter and caster sugar to grease and prepare the dish 400g soft fruit – feature picture pitted cherries 30ml (2 … Continue reading Fruity Clafoutis

Raspberry (Strawberry) Meringue Cake

This is my signature dessert for sure. It’s an absolute crowd pleaser and so simple to make. Either prepare one cake and slice it in two and sandwich together or make two cakes and sandwich both together for a larger version. The egg yolks are used to make the sponge base and the egg whites are then whipped to make the meringue topping, they then … Continue reading Raspberry (Strawberry) Meringue Cake