Desserts

Strawberry Tart with Crème Patisserie

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Nothing smells of an English summer like strawberries.I have wanted to make crème patisserie for ages and thought it would be the perfect accompaniment to the strawberries in this classic, unfussy tart.For the base of the tart ,of course, we are using our yesterday recipe-‘ pate brisee’ ….and now you probably kow what I was […]

Desserts

Strawberry and Mascarpone Buttermilk Pudding

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If you go to any farmer’s market right now, ripe organic strawberries abound. What do you do with them? A dessert so ridiculously simple but still amazingly good. A dessert that, dare I say it, puts your mother’s pudding to shame. Yes. To shame. Don’t believe me? Try it for yourself. Ingredients: 1/4 cup water […]

Desserts

Oreo Truffles

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You know what  is simple and easy to make in those hot summer evenings? Oreo Truffles! Oreo truffles are easy, impressive, and oh so tasty,please somebody call the Weight Watchers as  I’ve put on 4lbs just by looking at them…. This recipe has got just three ingredients and basically  three steps to yum. Start by […]

American (USA)

Give me red…Red Velvet Cake Roll

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I’ve have always wanted to make a red velvet cake (RVC) for as long as I can remember. It scared me (!)….like so many other people around the globe… It was only last week I lost my red velvet virginity – I seem to be losing my virginity a lot these days. Red Velvet cake […]

British

Apple Tart

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Who says British food is bland and boring? If you’ve ever tasted in the morning apple tart with vanilla (or cinnamon) ice cream,well, then you know the fallacy of that statement. If you want to make a very quick (and yummy) apple tart ,look no farther than the freezer section of your grocery store- Tesco […]

Breads

Cajun Chicken Pasta

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This is an exceedingly yummy, decadent pasta dish with chicken, vegetables, and lots and lots of scrumptious carbs. It’s a cinch to throw together, and if you don’t have prepared Cajun spice in your cabinet, you can just throw a few spices together to make your own combination. Different Cajun spice mixtures use different combinations […]

Breads

Beef Fajita Nachos

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Oh dear. These are good. These are very, very good. Flank steak marinated in chipotle, lime, garlic, and cilantro is used not for fajitas, as one might expect flank steak marinated in chipotle, lime, garlic, and cilantro to be used for…but for fajita nachos, a nice, unexpected twist. Make these for the Super Bowl! Serve […]