Honey & Ginger Custard Brule Pie

A tempting, sweet and decadent dessert for your sweetheart. Ingredients 370g ginger nut biscuits 100g unsalted butter, melted 150g honey 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste 600ml pouring cream 4 tablespoons ginger marmalade 2 teaspoons ginger powder 6 eggs 3 teaspoons cornflour 55g caster sugar Method 1- Pulse the biscuits in a food processor to crumbs.  […]

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Dulce De Leche & Banana Pavlova

Merry Christmas to all my blog viewers with this sweet and gooey dessert.  It is just perfect for your Christmas Day menu. Ingredients for the Meringue 6 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 1/2 cups caster sugar 2 tablespoons cornflour 3 teaspoon white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 medium bananas, sliced 1 tablespoon caster sugar 300ml whipping […]

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Caneles De Bordeaux

“The blessed bread.”   Delicious with a cup of tea or a glass of Champagne.  This is a recipe from the Cordon Bleu. I have tried a few other recipes but I know that this one always works. Ingredients 500ml milk, warmed to 80C 2 egg yolks 1 whole egg 1 vanilla pod 140g flour 30g butter, […]

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Burnt Oranges With Rosemary

Simple recipe that bursts with flavour. This recipe is from Seven Fires cookbook by Francis Mallmann. When oranges are in season this is definitely my favourite orange recipe. Ingredients 4 oranges 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup plain thick Greek yoghurt Method Cut both ends off the oranges with a bread knife.  Remove the […]

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Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Cake

I have a real soft spot for chocolate cake.  In this recipe I have reinvented it by adding pumpkin puree.  Irresistible! Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted […]

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Bananas Foster & Dark Run

Treat your Mom to this sweet and gorgeous dessert. Ingredients 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 cinnamon sticks 2 ripe bananas, peeled, halved lengthwise and crosswise 1/4 cup triple sec or other orange liqueur 1 tablespoon dark rum 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 tablespoons ground […]

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