Archive for Everything Else

15 May 2016

Lemon Donuts

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Baked donuts with a fresh lemon flavour and a lemon yogurt glaze. I coated some with cyrstallized ginger and some with mini lemon meringues.

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07 May 2016

Ris a la mande

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Ris a la mande is a Danish rice pudding made with whipped cream and toasted flaked almonds. It’s usually served cold with jam.

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16 Apr 2016

Cinnamon Swiss Roll

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This swiss roll cooked perfectly without splitting and was light and airy. I filled it wit cinnamon cream cheese, but lemon curd or PBJ would also work well.

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24 Jan 2016

Whisky Truffles

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Scotland has some well known desserts, but choice is fairly limited. Anything with oats or whisky is usually associated with Scotland, as are deep fried mars bars and Scotland’s version of the Eton Mess. Unlike most truffles, these are cream free. They’re held together with dried apricots and coconut oil.

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10 Jan 2016

Lemon Meringue Scones

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Scones are a quick win – they’re easy and quick to make, fairly difficult to get wrong and by changing the fillings and ratio of milk/cream/yogurt/buttermilk you can vary the texture for a slightly different result. These have lemon meringue chunks and crystallized ginger.

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08 Nov 2015

Chocolate Apples

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Not really a ‘recipe’ in the traditional sense, but still delicious and absolutely necessary for bonfire night. Rather than the traditional toffee/chocolate apples which are a whole apple on a stick, these are wedges which means you can eat them without getting chocolate all over your nose.

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