Category Archives: Desserts

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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Baked hazelnut and caramel cheesecake

This is a really delicious dessert that usually goes down well with most hungry guests with a sweet tooth. I’d almost forgotten about it until someone kindly pointed out that the image was in the ‘Made at Pigeon Cottage’ picture … Continue reading

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Ginger and chocolate mini-cheesecakes

I don’t really make fancy desserts very often so, if I’m looking for a bit of inspiration, I usually turn to James Martin. These individual ginger and chocolate cheesecakes (served chilled – a great make-ahead choice) are adapted from one … Continue reading

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Stone fruit yoghurt sundae

The real joy of late summer and early autumn cooking is waiting for the various berries and stone fruits to come into season. I just love plums, greengages and tangy fresh apricots (cooking apricots, rather than eating them raw, is … Continue reading

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