Category: cook

Kirsch cherry and amaretti stracciatella gelato

Since getting my ice-cream maker I have loved coming up with homemade gelato recipes. This Kirsch Cherry and Amaretti Stracciatella gelato is amazing. I’m a huge fan of cherry dessert recipes and I think chocolate and cherry are a marriage made in heaven. The ice-cream it’s self is straightforward to make, as I have come…

Kicking Chicken Lickin’ Salad

Think of this as the best spicy healthy Coronation Chicken Salad recipe. It is an easy recipe and makes a delicious and healthy lunch, picnic salad or alfresco supper. It’s a great recipe to use leftovers, whether it’s chicken or turkey. The textures are wonderful with soft chicken, bites of juicy peppers and sweetcorn snuggling…

Spiced apple and pear cake with bourbon

Bramley apples, fat pear and sultanas soaked in Bourbon nestle alongside toasted pecans. The cake itself is sweetly spiced and moist and has an irresistible crunchy top which I’ve coated with Bourbon icing and more crunchy toasted pecans. And breath. Needless to say, I love this recipe!

lemon curd cheesecake with lavender and white chocolate

This lemon curd cheesecake with lavender and white chocolate is possibly my best dessert creation yet. It’s definitely up there in my top 5. The smooth, sweet creaminess of the no-bake topping with the tanginess of the lemon curd swirls. Then you have the snap of the white chocolate on the crumbly buttery biscuit base…

Summer berry Eton Mess with passion fruit cream

How do you make Eton Mess in a new and exciting way? We are huge fans of summer berry dessert recipes and also adore passion fruit cream so the summer berry Eton mess with passion fruit cream was born! It is unbelievably satisfying with summer berries bursting with juice, lots of crunchy and chewy meringue…

Tangy egg sandwich filling

This is my healthy tangy egg sandwich filling recipe. You could use this filling in interesting ways. Some ideas are to add potatoes for a tangy egg potato salad, or use it to fill up Vol Au Vents for an exciting canapé. It’s a really easy and versatile filling recipe! I love eating it with…

Frozen salted chocolate covered bananas

These healthy frozen salted chocolate covered bananas are so easy to make and the step by step recipe shows you how to ensure the best result every time. Bananas are one of natures prepackaged health foods. Dark chocolate also has some real health benefits, so this is a healthier way to enjoy a frozen snack.…

My favourite quinoa salad with pomegranate and pistachios

This started life as an Ottolenghi recipe, but over the years this quinoa salad with pomegranate and pistachios has been adapted time and time again. I’ve now settled with this quick and healthy version. It’s a perfect side salad to have up your sleeve for bbq’s and family get-togethers. It also makes a brilliantly healthy…