It might seem a strange time of year for lemon cake but a recent trip to Cornwall reminded me how good they are. I’d never been to Cornwall before but having been I’d love to go back. We stayed in Penzance… Read More ›
Pavlova with Mango Curd and Fresh Mango – and no leftover egg whites or yolks!
I mentioned I bought a 2kg box of mangoes, all of which turned out to be already verging on over-ripe when I got them. I made some mango curd with one of them and the recipe uses four egg yolks. This… Read More ›
On Meringues, Gifts and Good Friends
I have two great friends who both have birthdays in the first week of January. (Along with my son and my dad, it’s a busy week!). This year Vana and Gilly were both 40, so more of a month of… Read More ›
Homemade Mincemeat: no mince, no meat and not very pretty, but absolutely delicious!
Last year I wanted to make mince pies with homemade mincemeat but hadn’t realised you are supposed to make it in advance so that the flavour can develop. So this year I am prepared. Mince pies, if you are not… Read More ›
I made a Key Lime Pie to take to a party the other day – that will have to wait for the next time I make it as I don’t have a good photo, mainly due to forgetting to save… Read More ›