Mango mousse cake

Ok so this one isn’t simple, and it isn’t quick, but it is delicious. Mangoes are my second favourite fruit (after raspberries) and this is mangolicous. It needs to set in the fridge overnight so it’s one to make ahead of time, although you could just make the bavarois (the mousse bit) and eat it… Continue reading Mango mousse cake

Turkish Delight

Full credit for this (ahem) delightful recipe goes to Felicity Cloake, the excellent columnist from The Guardian. Probably not my best plan to make it on the hottest day of the year, but hey, we had friends coming for dinner in the sunshine, and these fit the bill precisely. It might not be exactly like… Continue reading Turkish Delight


All of the butter, all of the sugar, all of the yum. Ingredients For the baklava: 200g unsalted butter 2 x packs fresh filo (don’t use the frozen stuff) 200g pistachios 50g walnuts 50g pecans 3tbsp honey For the syrup: 250g caster sugar 50g honey 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground cardamom Method Heat… Continue reading Baklava