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The Classic Set Vanila Custard Slices From BBC Good Food


When ever I can, I like to end the week with something practical that anyone can do. These lovely custard slices from BBC Good Food are ideal for a weekend project. You’ve probably got most of the ingredients already. The only bit that might prove to be a little difficult is the custard. When ever I […]

Fab Cheesecake Recipes, Perfect For Mothers Day


Mothers Day is upon us again, a specially set aside day when we can show our mothers our love and appreciation. One thing you can do for this special day is to create something they will love to eat. For those of you who find cooking a complete meal a bit of a stretch, why not […]

The No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake From My Virgin Kitchen


I love finding simple yet rewarding recipes, and this lemon cheesecake recipe is no exception. Not only is it really easy, mainly pouring ingredients in to a bowl, but there’s no baking involved! Well, apart from melting the butter but then you would have to do that weather you cooked it or not. I would […]

Rum And Coconut Flavoured Pineapple Fritters, A Rather Tempting Dessert!


Here’s a great recipe for you to try out this coming weekend, coconut and pineapple fritters! The boys from Sorted Food create a light tempura batter with added desiccated coconut. The ingredients are simple and the results are delightful! For added flavour, the pineapple is soaked in rum and brown sugar. The tempura is made from flour […]

Rhubarb Ripple Semi-Freddo


Rhubarb is now coming into season so why not try this fabulous recipe for rhubarb ripple semi-freddo (semi-freddo meaning half frozen). It would go down very well at any get together or dinner party and isn’t actually that difficult to make although it looks fairly complicated when you look at the picture! You will need […]

Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon and Maple Syrup


What’s not to like about wonderfully ripe juicy peaches grilled with cinnamon and maple syrup?! Deliciously sweet peaches made aromatic from the cinnamon combined with the sticky sweet maple syrup – I can taste it now!! This wonderful recipe comes from our friends at Orgasmic Chef who have lots of tasty recipes on their site. […]

Jack Monroe’s ‘Pears In Red Wine With Dark Chocolate’


Are you looking for a festive dessert but your budget is getting a bit tight? Jack Monroe, leading expert on cooking on a budget, has a great recipe for Pears poached in spiced red wine with dark chocolate. The finished dessert looks lovely and I’m pretty sure no one is going to guess it’s based on […]

Apple Flapjack Crumble


The humble apple – so many varieties and with hundreds of ways to use them it is difficult to choose what to post! Cox’ apples are in season this month and are a really flavoursome eating apple which are great to use in cooking too. Maybe you are lucky enough to have your own tree in the […]

Blackberry & Coconut Parfait


As we enter September it’s a great time to get hold of some blackberries – either by picking your own from local hedgerows or buying them from your local farm shop or supermarket. There are a heap of recipes out there using this wonderful berry including lots of blackberry and apple crumbles! However, I came […]

Cherry Chocolate Pavlova


Cherries are now in abundance at the local markets and in the shops – hoorah! I love them and could eat a whole bowlful in one sitting. However, rather than enjoying them au naturel how about trying out this recipe for cherry chocolate pavlova? A really impressive dessert to delight your guests with this summer. […]