Category Archive: Dessert

Jan 16

Brutti Ma Buoni, renamed

The Italians have misguidedly named these meringue-esque biccos ‘Brutti Ma Buoni’, meaning Ugly But Good. They will no longer be damned with faint praise. Henceforth they will be known as Biscotti Bella e Stupefacente. The Beautiful and Amazing Biscuit.

Jul 01

Raspberry, Kiwi & Elderflower Cheesecake for two

Mini cake tin, I salute you. I ate half a cheescake for dessert and didn’t even have to open my jeans button and collapse on the sofa afterwards.

Aug 15

Pink lemonade sorbet

Pink lemonade sounds very romantic. Homemade lemonade of any kind conjures up images of pretty gardens and sunshine and a life filled with simple pleasures. Pink lemonade is all of this, plus it’s pink.
This recipe can be used either as a drink, or as a sorbet. The sorbet is perfect for either a light dessert or a mid-course palate cleanser. Sprinkle over some homemade crystallised lemon peel for a special touch.

Aug 02

Iced nectarine and ginger lassi

Still on the theme of refreshing summer drinks, here is a lovely cooling cocktail containing fresh nectarines, honey, yoghurt and ginger. Packed with natural ingredients, this healthy thirst quencher will leave you feeling revitalised.

Aug 01

Fresh strawberry mojitos

The simple combination of strawberry, mint and lime delivers a sublime freshness that transforms into an amazing summer cocktail.

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