Browsing Category : desserts

Puff pastry pie

Make an easy delicious fruit pie!


Pies! This week we’re going sweet! Of course, you can have savoury pies and have them for dinner (or lunch), but today we are going easy and sweet! I already have several pie recipes on here, but this one is a bit different! Okay, so maybe you have a different name for this, but pastry and a filling is pie…

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fondue chocolate

Time for easy tasty chocolatey fun!


Chocolate Fondue! Yes indeed, we’ve gone back in time for a week! I’m blaming the local radio for this one after their chat about retro gadgets! The topic of fondue sets came up and one of the hosts was utterly baffled! Can you imagine not knowing the joy of dipping tasty treats into melty goodness? Anyway, it got me reminiscing…

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pancakes

A weekend breakfast idea everyone will love


Pancakes! At the moment as the weather in the UK is very cold (-5c this morning) then porridge is generally my go to breakfast. I serve it with fruit, yogurt, a sprinkle of mixed spice and cocoa and often a splash of milk. Sometimes though, it is really nice to switch things up a bit and as I still wanted…

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rum truffles

Have yourself a merry little chocolate or three!


Chocolate Rum Truffles When I was growing up, rum truffles were always in our house at Christmas time. I remember feeling all grown up at being allowed to eat these vermicelli coated little chocolate balls and loved the fruity taste they had. Fast forward several years, and do an ingredient check on shop bought ones and well, let’s just say…

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gooey chocolate chip cookies

More useful seasonal pumpkin ideas!


Chocolate & Pumpkin Cookies! If there is a way to encourage you to eat your pumpkin, then adding chocolate has to be one of the best ways! Would you agree? This recipe was created after I tried very hard to convince someone that painting or stickering, rather than carving a pumpkin is the new way to go! Chocolate is the…

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assorted pumpkins

Get ready for a tasty waste free pumpkin season!


October! This time of year is becoming much more popular in the UK and already I have driven past several fields full of orange, white, green, yellow and stripy pumpkins and squashes of varying shapes and sizes! Hopefully, the days of carving an orange pumpkin, then discarding it are behind us all and you are a bit more #FoodSavvy with…

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poached pear

Love this quick & easy in season healthy dessert


Poached Pears! I am surprised! I am funny with pears! I am a bit of a pear snob, only electing to eat one particular variety and only if they are almost rock solid! Why then, would I even try this recipe? Well, there are only so many pears you can eat raw and I just thought I would have an…

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beignets or sfenj with icing sugar on a wire rack

Dessert they’ll love you to add to your staples!


Sfenj! Whatever goes in in the world, people still manage to carry on and just get on with things! This week a recipe was shared with me for these Moroccan pastries. Whilst a literal translation is likely to bring up ‘donuts’, or indeed ‘sponge’ these are basically rings of unsweetened fried dough. As you may know, I prefer my foods…

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Greek salad in a dish

Easily make tasty tofu and never run out again!


Tastier & Easier than you think! I know tofu is a bit like marmite, but once you’ve discovered how easy this is to make and how tasty it can be, you will thank me! You might be thinking that my easy, and your easy are very different things, but this really is much simpler than you would expect! Of course,…

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