At this time of the year there is always a crop of fruit and vegetables in the garden which needs to be used up. So I decided this year to get into Pickling. To sterilise the jars, I washed them in hot soppy water and dried them off in a […]
Tag: sweet treats
These frozen yoghurt bites are simple to make and the popping candy adds an element of fun to the recipe. I tend to use soft plastic ice cube trays since they are easier to pop out the contents and they come in a variety of shapes.
These chocolate meringue swirls are easy to make even though they take a bit of time to cook but they are worth it. A perfect treat over the long weekend….
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 […]
My greatest weakness in cooking has always been meringues… not for taste just I could never cook them right, either they go brown or they flatten in the oven or they just wont go crisp. So I set myself a challenge for the last few weeks to resolve this, yes […]
This week the blog will focus on traditional Easter recipes. These hot cross buns are traditional but this recipe will make about 10 buns so they can always be transformed the next day with some grilled cheese and egg on top for breakfast. I have lowered the cinnamon amount in […]
This week the blog is focusing on sweet pastries. I know that pastries are an art form in themselves and can be very difficult to get right but honestly I have used classic recipes which are not very difficult to replicate. These profiteroles with the Baileys addition adds a extra […]
These cinnamon heart buns are a perfect treat for Valentines Day. They are light and sweet and heart shaped…well as heart shaped as I could shape them! They are a perfect treat to share with that someone special in your life or just for yourself. The bitterness of the lemon […]
These caramel slices are so moorish and really light. I have kept the ingredients minimal for this three layered treat! It is perfect for nibbling on a Sunday afternoon with a hot cup of tea and a really good movie! It is even better made the night before since it […]