Desserts

Nutty, lemony buttermilk cookies

“Southern is a pitcher of lemonade, filled with sliced lemon and a big piece of ice from the ice house, and served with buttermilk cookies.” Edna Lewis, from t...
three ingredient lemon cake recipe

3-ingredient lemon cake

This lemon cake is a cheesecake look-alike, with no cheese! There’s no baking, and it uses just three ingredients – so it falls into both the super-quick (in te...
raspberry french bread pudding recipe

Tangy raspberry French pud

“When you're being stalked by an angry mob with raspberries, the first thing to do is to release a tiger.” John Cleese, Monty Python   It's Bastille D...
recipe for black velvet cake

An alcoholic Irish cake for Maisie

It's St Patrick's Day today.... so something Irish I created this cake from the basic recipe for Black Velvet cake – a dark Guinness and chocolate cake toppe...
coconut and pineapple flower pie recipe

Coconut and Pineapple Flower Pie

This pie is easily made and, thanks to the pineapple flowers which give zing in terms of taste, it also looks spectacular.   Good and Bad news So the ...