You will have to excuse the lack of posts of late but I have been very busy, as I am sure most of you have been in the last week or two. No matter what we plan to do, we end up trying to squash too much into the lead up to Christmas.
It is not that I haven’t been cooking, quite the contrary, it feels like I haven’t stopped cooking. It’s just that I have also been eating and drinking and not taking any photos.
Notwithstanding the above, I was determined to squeeze a post in on this lovely dessert before the end of the festive season. Strawberries are plentiful at the moment and everything can be prepared well in advance, making this a perfect festive season dessert. Don’t be put off by the fact that there are three elements involved. Each is very simple and takes no time at all. Continue reading
This is a dessert for lovers of rose-water.
Plain, it is a lovely, cheap, everyday dessert for kids or, if dressed up with crystallised rose petals and/or crushed nuts, stands its own as a perfect finale to a Middle Eastern dinner party. Continue reading
If you haven’t decided what you are having for dessert on Christmas Day, consider a frozen icecream dessert. They look glam, have festive appeal, there is no work involved on the big day and very little preparation. Continue reading
Cheesecake. Who doesn’t love cheesecake? I know they are so 70’s but who gives a damn? They are one of life’s great pleasures. Continue reading
When I go to a restaurant, I always check out the dessert menu to see if it includes crème brûlée for I have a saying: ‘crème brûlée is always worth the calories’.
It is amazing, considering how much I love it, that I have never tried to make it – until now. For some reason, I thought it must be really difficult to make. My logic was that if it tastes that good, it must be tricky. How wrong could I be? Continue reading
Be back next weekend.
Maus and I are off to Sydney today to go to Chef’s Warehouse and other shopping delights Celia has enticed me with. Continue reading
Pomegranate Gel with Pashmak
This recipe comes from Turkey: Recipes and tales from the road by Leanne Kitchen. Its a beautifully presented book. This is the second dessert I have made from it. The other one, hazelnut meringues with rose cream and roasted strawberries, was a real hit. This one, I am not so sure about. Continue reading