Tags: Romantic meals

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

It’s never the wrong time of year to enjoy gelato. Just a glimmer of that warming Autumn sun is enough for me to churn up a refreshing treat. I’m forever thinking up new ingredients to add together and have indulged the family with a few bizarre requests (which they have choffed down with glee –…

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

My daughter is an Eton Mess fan and they are, I quite admit, perfect as they are. But, if you do want to mix it up a little, using summer berries bursting with juice and layering the ‘mess’ with a smooth passion fruit cream is a jolly good way to do it! Berry Eton Mess…

My favourite quinoa salad with pomegranate  and pistachios

This started life as an Ottolenghi recipe, but over the years it’s been adapted time and time again. I’ve now settled with this one which is definitely my favourite version. It’s a perfect salad to have up your sleeve for all the bbq’s and family get-togethers this time of year. It also makes a brilliantly…