Tag: summer

Strawberry & Caerphilly Cheese Summer Crumble

Strawberry & Caerphilly Cheese Summer Crumble

I’ve been itching to post this recipe for a few weeks now, but kept delaying it in favour of child-friendly summer holiday recipes. Well, I can’t hold back any longer as before we know it, strawberries will be out of season! So here it is, […]

Caramelised Orange & Almond Tart

Caramelised Orange & Almond Tart

This tart is the sunniest, juiciest dessert imaginable, and was partly inspired by Nigella Lawson’s caramelised oranges (in ‘Forever Summer’). I was recently daydreaming about a zesty, creamy orange tart – something along the lines of a simplified tart au citron. I searched for something […]

Grasshopper Pie [aka Peppermint Aero Pie]

Grasshopper Pie [aka Peppermint Aero Pie]

Grasshopper Pie, if you’ve not heard of it before, is a retro-classic American sweet pie. Particularly popular in the South, it’s a chocolate biscuit-crusted beauty full of peppermint flavoured, marshmallowy cream. Topped with more cream. I’ve lusted after it for a few years now, as […]

South Beach Shortbread

South Beach Shortbread

There’s a little story behind these biscuits. When I was an energetic 19-year old, a group of friends and I frequently followed our favourite band around for weeks on end, mostly up and down the UK, from Aberdeen to St Austell and everywhere in between. […]

Wimbledon No-Bake Cheesecake (Strawberries & Cream)

Wimbledon No-Bake Cheesecake (Strawberries & Cream)

It’s the start of the tennis season and I woke up this morning with a flash of inspiration. Everyone loves strawberries and cream, surely the very definition of British summer and the ubiquitous court-side treat. And I never met anyone who didn’t like cheesecake. But […]

Raspberry & Hazelnut Cheesecake (Low-carb, gluten-free)

Raspberry & Hazelnut Cheesecake (Low-carb, gluten-free)

This is my first cheesecake recipe post (it certainly won’t be my last) and it also happens to be both low-carb and gluten free, although you’d never know it. This is a rich and creamy treat that’s not overly sweet, perfect for an after dinner […]