Category Archives: Desserts

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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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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