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Category Archives: Light dessert

Quince Clafoutis

A box of quinces freshly picked from my friends’ tree was a wonderful parting gift from my visit to Melbourne. I’m not talking about a shoe box but a carton … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 22 Comments

Blueberry fool with blueberry compote

Until I made to move to Brisbane two years ago, my home had always been in Melbourne. My roots are English and on the face of it, my ancestors chose … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · 17 Comments

Italian Style Chocolate Milk Pudding

  When I make cakes or desserts it’s to please my sweet toothed husband, a man with an enviable metabolic rate. He makes no excuses for his frequent consumption of … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 · 22 Comments

Luscious Strawberry Sorbet

The heat is on, so it’s time so dust off the ice cream churn. I’ve had spectacular success making gelato and sorbet recipes from Nick Palumbo’s recipe book “Gelato Messina” … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 11 Comments

Lemon and Rosemary Syrup Cake

Yesterday was one of those days, the sort of day when the safest way to avoid disaster is to shut yourself away and do nothing. I should have heeded the … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 27 Comments

Bread and Butter Pudding

If you’re listening Leah, I miss the Cookbook Guru. I miss it because it gave me a focus, a reason to take a different cookbook from the shelf each month, … Continue reading

April 6, 2016 · 25 Comments

Champagne Jelly

I love a glass (or two) of bubbles and as a firm believer in the adage that life is too short to drink bad wine, my first preference is top … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 19 Comments