Category Archive: Summer

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.

Jun 15

Elderflower and Lemon Cordial

My over-enthusiastic collection of elderflowers has resulted in many, many bottles of Elderflower Champagne. Not that I’m complaining. But, since everyone needs a little variety in their life I decided to make some…elderflower and lemon cordial. Ok, it’s not a vast leap into the unknown but these wonderful edible flowers are only available for a …

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Jun 15

Elderflower champagne – the scent of summer!

This wonderfully fragrant sparkling drink has the heady scent of summer bursting from every bubble.

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