Sicilian Lemon Cream with Stewed Mulberries or Blackberries

Sicilian Lemon Cream with Stewed Mulberries or Blackberries

I adore lemon posset and have been making it for many years, seduced not only be the silky self-indulgence of the rich citrus cream, but also how outrageously simple it is to make. In this similar Sicilian dish, mascarpone joins the double cream, lemon juice and sugar of posset to create the lightly set cream. ... Read more »

Apple, Goat’s Cheese, Honey & Hazelnut Tarts

In her review of The Botanical Kitchen our guest writer Emma describes this Apple, Goat’s Cheese, Honey & Hazelnut Tarts recipe as one of those “why haven’t I made this before?” recipes. Quick to make but looks like you’ve slaved away for hours, and perfect as canapes or for a light lunch. Elly McCausland is ... Read more »

Pear and Parsnip Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

This delicious recipe is from Veggie Desserts + Cakes by Kate Hackworthy. Read my review of Veggie Desserts + Cakes here, and enter my giveaway to win your own copy. Image from book, used with permission My favourite cake growing up was a pear and chocolate cake that I often requested from my mum for ... Read more »

Moroccan Tagine Of Lamb With Dates And Almonds

Lamb tagine

The tagine is a mainstay of Moroccan food, traditionally cooked in its eponymous special dish with distinctive conical lid, it is a hearty and aromatic meat stew, often featuring dried fruit. It is often served with couscous and vegetables, and an array of simple salads. This recipe comes from a Moroccan cooking class we took recently, ... Read more »

Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf with a Stout & Honey Glaze

This post was originally published as a guest post on Pete Drinks. We eat first with our eyes, so it’s no surprise that I’ve pinned more food images to my Pinterest boards than any others. One of the recipes that caught my eye was this Guinness & Cheddar Meatloaf from The Galley Gourmet blog. Admittedly, ... Read more »

Petra’s Honey Bread from Leon’s Baking & Puddings

Leon’s third cookbook, Leon: Baking & Puddings, is full of sweet and baked treats, and represents a step away from what the restaurant is best known for, its savoury fast food.   The design of the Leon cookery books isn’t for everyone; I’ve seen some comments from those who don’t take to the look of ... Read more »