Tags: Dinner Party

Double Chocolate Cheesecake with fresh strawberry sauce and creamy chocolate drizzle

This double chocolate cheesecake with fresh strawberry sauce is such a useful recipe to have. We all need to know desserts that are great for many occasions, such as Valentines day or for when families gather for the holidays. This tastes almost like a mousse cake but is creamier. This is food of the heavens,…

Mango and Passion Fruit Daiquiri

This scrumptious homemade Mango and Passion Fruit Daiquiri is so easy to make. It’s a sweet cocktail, made with mango but it’s well balanced with the sharpness of passion fruit and lime. This rum cocktail is shaken over ice so you get the chance to judder your cocktail shaker! I’m a sucker for trying out…

Blackberry and Raspberry Rum Smash

Raspberry cocktails might be considered a girly cocktail. And, yes, it is. But, for you men I’ve added some butch blackberries. It’s sweetened only with the fruit itself and a little maple syrup. Along with a handful of mint it is a healthier version of a rum smash. Strain out the seeds if you want…

Frozen Honey Yogurt with Lemon curd puddles topped with Lemon snow

It’s this time of year in England when you may be warmed in springlike sunshine, or equally it could snow. Either is possible in the space of a week. My frozen honey yogurt dessert represents the weather in March. Honey sweetened yogurt looks towards the summer, sharp lemon snow suggests winter still lingers.

Mother’s Day Chocolate and Raspberry ‘Millefeuille’

Instead of handing over a box of chocolates for a Mother’s Day gift, turn the chocolates into thoughtful and scrumptious Chocolate and Raspberry ‘Millefeuille’. These can make a perfect Mother’s Day dessert too! Handmade gifts for Mother’s Day always go down very well and handing over a homemade gift this Mother’s Day will gain you…

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…

lemon curd cheesecake with lavender and white chocolate

This is possibly my favourite dessert creation yet. Definitely up there in my top 5. The smooth sweet creaminess of the topping with the tanginess of the lemon curd. Then you have the bite of the white chocolate on the crumbly buttery biscuit base and that elegant hint of lavender…

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…

My Best Berry Crumble

As a fruit crumble loving English woman getting the best crumble recipe has been an obsession. This is my best berry crumble but you can add this topping to any fruit mix you desire. Crunchy and crumbly, this recipe has only 6 ingredients so it’s an easy to make dessert the whole family will love.

Spicy Meatballs

I have a husband who is unashamed at sprinkling dried chilli flakes on just about anything. On his breakfast eggs, a cottage pie or even a fish-finger sandwich. He stands by this and states this would not seem strange to most people. Maybe I have become one of a minority who still feels satisfied after a meal even tho’ my tongue isn’t ablaze. These Moroccan meatballs are a compromise (well not really because I absolutely love these) and has lovely Harissa flavours.