Caramel Chocolate Tart

Caramel Chocolate Tart. Homemade caramel oozes over a crisp chocolate pastry base and is finished with a baked chocolate topping.

Caramel Chocolate Tart. I normally only eat desserts for special occasions and this caramel chocolate tart was planned for Christmas time but didn’t quite make it. Now we are nearly at Valentine’s Day and this tart would be perfect for a romantic meal but it would be equally good for any party as it will serve […]


.This Tiramisu is extremely easy, egg free, mascarpone free, fuss free dessert with cream, creme fraiche, coffee, sponge fingers and chocolate.

Tiramisu has got to be one of my favourite desserts. Generally, we only have desserts at home if we have guests so when I found out that Tiramisu was a favourite of our guests, I had the perfect excuse to make it, along with my lemon cheesecake, even though I hadn’t made it since moving here. […]

Strawberry Crumble

Strawberry Crumble sounds a bit odd doesn’t it? Being typically English I am always seduced by a tray of strawberries, artfully presented in a little wooden crate, even if it’s only a few weeks until my own strawberries will be ready. The trouble is that April has been fairly wet, not exactly the weather for sitting […]

Chocci Banoffi Tart

I have to admit that this Choccy Banoffi Tart is rather naughty. It starts with buttery chocolate pastry  which encases layers of caramel, chocolate ganache, bananas and cream. This recipe came together by accident, as most of them do. We had friends coming for dinner and I had planned on  doing a banoffi pie. My sister in […]

Pecan Apple Croissant Wreath

I don’t really do desserts. It’s not that I don’t like them, in fact I really do. The problem I have, is that being small in stature, I only have to sniff anything naughty and I gain a few more pounds. So I know, I know, it’s really really bad that I’m posting this. And […]