Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sweet & Savoury Filled Croissants

This is not so much a recipe but  just a simple way of jazzing up a plain croissant dough. Having woken up late today it was nearer to lunch time than breakfast so I decided that it was the perfect opportunity to try out my idea for Cheese and Ham and Almond Croissants. What could …

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Cherzipan Cake

I’ve had a block of Danish Anthon Berg marzipan in my cupboard for some time and decided that I really needed to find a good use for it. (Bit of a marzipan addict)! I had also seen many cherry cakes on the internet that I liked the look of. Therefore, when a pack of Supersweet …

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Apple Meringue

  Last night I wanted to use up some egg whites I had leftover from my weekend dalliance into ice cream making. I also remembered I had some Bramley apples in the fridge and therefore the obvious solution was Apple Meringue. It’s such a quick and easy pudding that I first made it a school. …

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Strawberry Choux Buns

This recipe is one that I have re-created from a one-off childhood memory of some beautiful, heavenly Strawberry Choux Buns. My mother made them for my grandmother’s coffee morning when we were staying with my grandparents one summer in Denmark. There was no actual recipe, she just put them together from her own inspiration. To …

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Treacle Tart – “How to Feed Your Family for £5 a Day” by Bernadine Lawrence

I made this Treacle Tart as part of my review of “How to Feed your Family for £5 a Day” by Bernadine Lawrence. For book review click here. This Treacle Tart is encased in a beautifully short sweet shortcrust pastry and was enjoyed by all who ate it! I took the opportunity to use the …

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