Tag: dessert

Poached Comice Pears

Pears are a favourite of mine in deserts. They have a subtlety that can be neglected, but if treated with respect, is truly delicious. This easy recipe is perfect for those wanting to keep costs down. Make sure you buy seasonal and local fruit whenever possible, not only for taste, […]

The Great British Supermarket Mince Pie Off

I love Christmas, and I especially love eating Christmas foods; this means mince pies. I thought it would be a spot of fun to gather as many different types of supermarket mince pies as I could get my hands on and judge which is the best. I had to venture […]

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Dark Chocolate Orange Fudge

With most of a can of condesned milk leftover from making these gorgeously chewy cookies, some fudge was in order. I browsed through some recipes and decided any recipe adding 100g of icing sugar to a base with condensed milk and chocolate was ludicrous and it would be far too […]

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Power Balls

With the term superfoods being bandied about somewhat these days, how do you harness their power without resorting to silly fads, spending unnecessarily, or being stuck with a cupboard full of ingredients that taste terrible? Power Balls, that’s how. These bite sized pieces are utterly delicious, as in actually delicious, as […]

Chelsea Buns

A chelsea bun; classic, British and the perfect weekend treat to make. Everyone adores the combination of spices and fruit. If you have any leftover, these freeze super well and can be reheated in the oven, and then toasted in a fry pan to give them a gorgeous golden crust […]