Rhubarb & Strawberry Pie

May 21, 2018
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This is probably one of the easiest pies to put together. There is no bottom crust and since it doesn’t have an intricate lattice top, there’s less work for the baker….

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Smashed Bean & Fennel Spread

May 18, 2018
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This is the kind of thing you throw together in under 10 minutes when you have friends coming over or when you want to have a quick lunch or dinner for two…

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Baked Nectarines & Pistachios

May 15, 2018
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Caught up in the exercise of questioning everything, which by the way, I apply and reapply to almost everything in my life, I too, like a lamb, strayed for a…

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Sweet Ravioli with Plum Jam

May 04, 2018
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This dessert is actually a take on a childhood favourite of mine – Sweet Dumplings with Plum Jam Filling sprinkled with pan-fried sugary breadcrumbs – that my Grandma used to make…

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Almond, Chocolate & Pear Tart

May 01, 2018
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This tart is the kind of thing that makes me actually happy I can’t use the oven to bake desserts for the time being. It’s good, really good, it’s easy to put together, it’s…

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Lemon Curd & Strawberry Tart

Apr 12, 2018
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Let me just start by saying that my daughter is very picky about dessert. She doesn’t appreciate cakes – there’s something about the texture of buttercream wedged between layers of…

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Upside-Down Citrus Fruit Cake

Mar 01, 2018
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If you’re looking for a great way to use up citrus fruits that you have lying around the house, especially if they’re a little past their prime, then look no…

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Persimmon & Date Bundt Cake

Nov 24, 2017
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You might have noticed persimmons lying around in crates at the market or supermarket everywhere this time of year. This delicious and creamy golden fruit is in season from October…

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Poached Pear Cardamom Cake

Oct 31, 2017
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If you’re as much of a pear-cardamom combo lover as I am, then you simply must make this loaf cake. As I always like to say, this cake is pretty easy to…

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Baby Beet Tarte Tatin

Oct 10, 2017
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In my opinion, this is quite possibly the nicest way to enjoy beets. The sweetness and earthy taste of beets pairs nicely with the pungent flavour of horseradish and the…

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