Tags: St Georges Day

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,…

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…

Cobb Salad Pizza

Every now and then, it absolutely has to be a homemade pizza. When I’m craving a delicious pizza it also means I’m craving sociable meal time. Social, because we all sit around the table rolling out our own bases and loading our individual pizzas with a whole range of delicious toppings. But a Cobb Salad…

Pimp your Victorian Sponge (33 ways).

There are times in your life when knowing how to pimp your Victorian sponge cake can seriously save the day! I was responsible for making a Victorian sponge cake for my Nan’s 90th Birthday party. Making a classic Victorian sponge was a bit of a no brainer, but I wanted to make alternative Victorian sponges…

Sticky Toffee Ice-cream Blocks (on sticks!)

These Sticky Toffee Ice Cream Blocks are an incredible flavour made with soft dates, sticky toffee pudding, toffee fudge sauce and salted almonds AND they are on individual sticks. Eeeeee! They are a favourite of Matthew but it really is a crowd pleasing dessert! These really do taste of Sticky Toffee Pudding but they are…

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!

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…