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Enjoy Summer’s End With These Creative Blackberry Recipes


I have great memories of being a kid and going out with my family to go fruit picking. We would try and fill the plastic bags that we carried with as many blackberries as possible but the thorny bushes would always make it difficult. Even a half full bag would feel like a triumph! While […]

Top 10 Fabulous Strawberry Recipes You Should Be Trying This Summer


Don’t you just love strawberries? The humble strawberry can be used in so many different ways and I’ve found some really lovely ideas from very creative food bloggers. From amazing breakfast muffins to thirst quenching drinks. Head out to your local market and pick up some Great British Strawberries and give these fabulous recipes a […]

An American Thanksgiving Part 4 | It’s all about the PIE!


Admit it. The best part of Thanksgiving is…   Wait for it…   Wait for it…   DESSERT! You really didn’t have to wait for that though did you? 😉 I am a lover of all things cake, but occasionally, I can be swayed at certain times by the almighty pie. Especially if said pie […]

The Great British Bake Off: Dessert Time With Crème Brûlées And Spanische Windtortes


It’s time for lots of scrummy desserts this week in the bakers’ tent and during the episode 144 desserts are going to be made….that’s a lot of pudding! Signature Bake – For the first task of the day Paul and Mary have asked the contestants to each make 12 identical crème brûlées. These can be of […]

GBBO Episode 4: Things Heat Up With Baked Alaskas And A Freezer Mix Up!


Some people need to get their just desserts, don’t they? Mentioning no names….… have I Diana? More on that later. It’s definitely getting hotter in the tent for week four and it was already steamy in there too. Ooh dear. We are all getting our knickers in a twist this week, whether it’s the contestants […]

A week of Christmas desserts!


By now you should have your Christmas desserts all planned out. But on the off chance that you are undecided then perhaps we can help. Here is this weeks collection of Christmas desserts that might catch your eye…  

Christmas Desserts: Gingerbread-Brandy Trifle


We end this special week of Christmas Desserts with a show-stopping Gingerbread-Brandy Trifle. This luscious dessert marries layers of gingerbread cake, chopped crystallized ginger, and a creamy filling spiked with brandy, sparkling wine, and black tea. If you don’t want it to be boozie then that’s fine, just omit the brandy and use a non-alcoholic […]

Christmas Desserts: Italian Christmas Pudding Cake


It’s Christmas Desserts week! Today’s idea is for an Italian Christmas Pudding Cake from dessert queen Nigella Lawson. It will look wonderful presented to your guests on Christmas Day as an alternative to old fashioned English Christmas pudding. You can get ahead by a couple of days with this recipe too, just adding the finishing […]