Tarts

Mini Chocolate Tarts

Mini Chocolate Tarts

Recently I had to bake two cakes to prepare sample/tasting cakes for a bride and groom. I made a dark chocolate mudcake, and a white chocolate mudcake.  Both were filled with ganache. I wasn’t sure what to do with the left over ganache, do I […]

Pecan Pie (as a Tart)

Pecan Pie (as a Tart)

I thought I had posted this recipe back in November, but I realise that all I did was publish the photos in error with the Pumpkin Pie recipe! I did make a Steller Story about it though but I want to share it with you because […]

Chocolate, Toffee & Peanut Butter Tart

Chocolate, Toffee & Peanut Butter Tart

If you are planning on starting all good things after the Epiphany (which is when all good intentions begin in Italy, after the Befana), I suggest that before you start that diet, if you plan on sinning a little beforehand, you may as well sin […]

Red Wine & Port Pear Chocolate Tart

Red Wine & Port Pear Chocolate Tart

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I thought the best way to start the New Year was to share a delicious dessert that will definitely impress! I’ve made this tart a few times and it is always loved by my guests, firstly because it is such a pretty tart, […]

Christmas Mince Pies

Christmas Mince Pies

Although my Fruit Mince hasn’t been macerating for weeks, I decided to make a few Mince Pies to get myself into the spirit of Christmas. Well any excuse is good and as I was ‘test tasting’ the first 4, I was wondering why I only […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

  You don’t have to be American to enjoy the delicious desserts that are made during Thanksgiving!  I first tasted Pumpkin Pie when I was an exchange student for a year to Arizona, USA in 1986/87.  Whilst researching recipes, I found many variations but I […]

Lemon Tart

Lemon Tart

I am going to post two recipes.  I have used both and can’t decide which I prefer.  The first one is a recipe that I have used for years and was my classic dessert for dinner parties in the 90’s!  The second is one that […]

Mini Lemon Meringue Pies

Mini Lemon Meringue Pies

I seriously could pop a dozen of these in my mouth in one sitting…. I am dangerous with a teaspoon and a jar of lemon curd, I love meringue, and adore the combination of the two.  These little ‘mouthfuls of happiness’ are perfect for parties, afternoon…. or […]