Author: ldoherty

Ginger beer
Drinks, Recipes

Ginger beer

This ginger beer is a simple recipe but very refreshing. It is a perfect drink for a sore throat since the ginger juice really hits the back of the throat. I have juiced the ginger using a juicer but it also also be grated and squeezed by hand.

Lemon sorbet float
Recipes, Sweet treats

Lemon sorbet floats

On these warm summer days this lemon sorbet float is really refreshing and uplifting. It is quick to make and has very few ingredients, the sparkling water can be always swapped with some soda if preferred but the sorbet alone is sweet enough to satisfy any sugar cravings.

Rainbow Jelly
Recipes, Sweet treats

Rainbow Jelly

This week is my birthday week and since I was never a big cake lover, I decided to try this rainbow jelly! Now it took me a few attempts but my mistakes were, a) not making the jelly condensed enough for the weight of the additional layers, jelly just collapsed […]

Strawberry semifreddo
Recipes, Sweet treats

Strawberry semifreddo

Strawberries are in full season this time of year and I have created this delicious and light cake which has only a few ingredients. This is perfect served sliced with some whipped cream. The colours are amazing in this cake and will brighten up any table on which it is […]

Strawberry poptarts
Recipes, Sweet treats

Strawberry poptarts

I always loved pop tarts with their crispy exterior and soft sweet centres…. I decided to try and make some over the weekend and the results were amazing and it was really simple to make. They are not as sweet as the commercial alternatives which I prefer but they tend […]

Eton mess
Recipes, Sweet treats

Eton mess

I have tried to keep the meringue recipes simple this week since my expertise in meringue making is limited and with busy lifestyles no one wants lengthy recipes. To speed up this recipe further store bought meringues can be used and just crushed and added. I usually keep my sweet […]