Tags: Dinner Party

Baked camembert with bacon, honey, pine-nuts and rosemary

Baked camembert with bacon is one of those dishes I crave each Autumn and Winter. This simple recipe makes an easy lunch or starter. The addition of honey works wonderfully with the bacon and cheese. I’ve added accompaniments of toasted pine-nuts and rosemary, elevating this simple Camembert to a sharing dish to be proud of. If…

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

This Frozen Honey Yogurt is an incredibly refreshing sweet dessert. I’ve added some lemon curd ‘puddles’ and topped with ‘lemon snow’ (essentially a sharp lemon sorbet). It’s a celebration of lemon! Many people search for a cold or no bake lemon dessert and this certainly fits the bill. It’s great for dinner parties because it…

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 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…

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.