Category Archives: Cakes & Sweet Things

Lemon Marscarpone Cheesecake

Luscious and silky-smooth describe this heavenly cheesecake. To make it even more delectable, cooking it in a pressure cooker takes the silkiness to further heights. Taking all of 10 minutes to put together and 30 mins to cook, it is … Continue reading

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Easy Panna Cotta

It has been a long time since I have blogged.  Put simply I ran out of steam.  I was organising a photobook for my partner for Christmas and it took up all my waking moments for the past 6 weeks … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies

Just a quick post to share a recipe for fabulous gluten-free chunky peanut butter cookies.  The biggest challenge with this recipe is NOT eating the peanut butter/maple syrup mix before cooking.  OMG, did I lick the spoon .. and the … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Pears

In winter more than any other time, there is something quite satisfying about baked fruit dessert as a finish to a meal.  Like a baked apples, this dessert is dead easy and the greatest effort lies in peeling the fruit. … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Watermelon Cake

This is one of the most divine desserts I’ve ever eaten and I hanker for it all the time, especially if I’m in the vicinity of Newtown (as previously blogged). The flavour combination with its hint of rosewater is an … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and Berry Crumble

Besides being a winter favourite, fruit crumble is one of the easiest desserts you can whip up at a moments notice.  You can use all kinds of fruit but two of the most popular choices would be apple or rhubarb … Continue reading

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Fig and Nut Cake

I’ve been making this cake for well over 20 years, I can’t even remember its origin anymore. It’s the perfect thing to have with a good cup of coffee. You can substitute normal self-raising flour, however I’ve made a recent … Continue reading

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