Meringues are one of those things that scared me for years. Every time they came up in conversation, there seemed to be a horror story attached. So I stayed clear…until last year, when I finally bit the bullet and had a go. Turns out, I had not reason to be afraid – they were pretty easy. Continue reading “Basic Meringue Recipe (even I can't get it wrong!)”
So, I know it’s not Easter yet and, technically, I shouldn’t be eating Hot Cross Buns but I, for one, can’t resist picking up a packet when I’m wandering down the aisles of Tesco. They are just so yummy. The problem is, by the time Easter rolls around, I know there is a good chance I won’t want to eat another. So, with variety being the spice of life and all that, I decided to mix it up a bit this weekend and use them to make bread and butter pudding. It came out quite well, if I do say so myself, so I thought I would share the recipe…. Continue reading “Hot Cross Bread & Butter Pudding Recipe”
I may be the least romantic person on the planet. My husband isn’t much better and we decided a fair few years ago to not worry about exchanging valentine cards. We do, however, try and sit down to a nice meal to mark the occasion and open a bottle of fizz (though to be fair, any day is an excuse for fizz as far as I’m concerned).
Last year, I went all out and made a rather romantic desert, if I do say so myself. To be fair, it’s mainly romantic because I put it in a heart-shaped dish. Otherwise, it’s just a great pudding for anytime of the year, well it is if you like raspberries…. Continue reading “Raspberry Cheesecake Mousse Recipe”