Category: cook

James’s EGG omelette

When James comes home I’ve been known to beg for one of his omelettes. Now in Normandy together, I have a hankering for the scrumptious egg dish for ‘brinner’. You know, the meal between brunch and dinner (thank you, it’s all my own work). We head off to the market of Honfleur to get the…

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…