Category Archives: Desserts

Cherry clafoutis

The markets are brimming with fat, juicy black cherries right now. I’d happily eat my own body weight in them just as they are, but I’ve been dying to make this classic dessert from the Limousin region of France too … Continue reading

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Kahluamisu

So, you’ve heard of tiramisu right? The delicious classic Italian dessert made with coffee, brandy and rum soaked sponge fingers topped with creamy mascarpone. Well, this is the same trifle-style dessert but my version is made with Kahlua coffee liqueur instead. … Continue reading

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Real rice pudding

I have no idea why, but this Sunday morning, I woke up and craved a real, oven-baked rice pudding; the kind my mum used to make in the Aga. Creamy, soft, scented with vanilla and topped with a nutmeg crust, this … Continue reading

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Chocolate crème brûlée surprise

You’ll probably need cheering up this morning after the election results and, if you want to make a dinner party-worthy dessert that will make you friends for life, look no further than this chocolate crème brûlée surprise. It’s ridiculously simple … Continue reading

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Swiss-style cherry clafoutis

I’m really not a pudding person so, when I actually bother to make one, I do like it to be a crowd pleaser. This Swiss-style cherry clafoutis (inspired by a recipe from Betty’s legend Lesley Wild) is easy to make, … Continue reading

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