Category Archives: Desserts

Desserts

Pancakes two ways

Pancake day is upon us this week, a fabulous excuse to cook up my favourite breakfast treat. Not that we need an excuse to be honest, we’ll often have them at weekends or birthday breakfasts. I wanted to give you … Continue reading

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Another easy dessert: lemon possets

I’m all about make-ahead desserts this month, it’s not very on-trend with the usual winter health-kick, but I’ve had a bit of entertaining to do and ramekin-friendly recipes have won the day. Quite similar to the berry fools, but even … Continue reading

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A pan should be for life

When it comes to buying pans it’s very true that you pay for what you get. If you pick up a pan from the supermarket, it might perform well in the short term, but longevity-wise it’s not going to hit … Continue reading

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Make ahead dessert: berry fool teacups

Make-ahead desserts are a must in my book – you really don’t want to be fannying around in the kitchen when everyone else is in the middle of eating their main course – you might miss some gossip! Frankly, if … Continue reading

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Super swift dessert: Lemon curd syllabub

I’ve been cooking some of the recipes from the¬†Tesco Real Food Family Cook Off, currently showing on Channel Five which sees home cooks battle it out to make the most mouth watering meals. Having been delighted with the inspirational roasted … Continue reading

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Fiendish Halloween ideas

I was sent a bright orange shoebox full of veg by the quirky folks at Innocent and set a challenge… to build a fearsome monster. Introducing Auberfiend…¬† Not sure what he says about the state of mind of the Bryson … Continue reading

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Perfect with coffee: Chocolate, hazelnut and cardamom brownies

Couldn’t resist making this picture as large as possible – hope it’s brought a little warmth to your day! I baked these bad boys up for the day at Union Roasted when we were asked to bring something we liked … Continue reading

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