Chocolate brownie pear pudding

Uh-oh. This may well be the most amazing pudding EVER. Squidgy chocolateyness with pears, flaked almonds for a bit of crunch, and then more chocolate. Enter at your peril! Just to top it all off it can be prepared in advance and frozen as a whole or in portions, then flung into the oven when… Continue reading Chocolate brownie pear pudding

Apple pie with salted caramel

This recipe should probably come with a health warning! It’s both dangerously full of all the really good (AKA really bad for you) stuff, and once you’ve got your head around that you’ll find that the salted caramel is rather addictive. On top of that, it’s difficult to make salted caramel in a smaller quantity,… Continue reading Apple pie with salted caramel

Truffles

In the words of Beyoncé ‘Uh-oh uh-oh uh-oh oh-no-no’. Be warned, these are Dangerously Yummy. In theory straightforward to make (however I managed to turn the kitchen into a chocolately mess!), the end result was wonderful and made a pretty special present for a friend’s birthday. Makes around 24. Ingredients 150ml double cream 60g light… Continue reading Truffles

Pavlova

This is the only Pavlova recipe I’ve ever used, and it comes from Delia Smith’s Complete Illustrated Cookery Course (the one with the black cover, Delia is wearing a red jumper), which my parents gave me for Christmas in 1997. I’ve made many varieties of it though, using strawberries, raspberries, adding cocoa, dolloping lemon curd… Continue reading Pavlova