Dessert (14 recipes)

Sticky Toffee Pudding Ice Cream
Sticky Toffee Pudding Ice Cream
Freshly steamed sticky toffee pudding brings warmth on many a winter night, yet my wife's passion for sticky toffee pudding  seems to be year-round. While I personally prefer to have...
Lemon Meringue Ice Cream
Lemon Meringue Ice Cream
A summery twist of one of my all time favourite deserts: Lemon Meringue Pie. The tart sour lemon curd combined with sweet and crispy meringue is heavenly. This recipe yields more meringue than...
Homemade Toffee Popcorn
Homemade Toffee Popcorn
It’s movie night and you want a quick snack. Popcorn is such a cheap and easy nibble to knock up. Personally I’m more keen on savoury options, but what if you want popcorn after dinner? Sweet is...
Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream
Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream
A good curry night is hard to beat. After lots of spicy food, dessert isn't always what's on the mind, however a smooth and pallet cleansing sweet treat is always welcome. One might opt to choose...
  • Category Dessert
  • Cuisine Type Indian
  • Preparation time 10m
  • Cook 50m
  • Wait 4h
Mum's Lemon Meringue Pie
Mum's Lemon Meringue Pie
I always loved it when my late grandfather was due for dinner. My mother would, more often than not, whip up his (and my) favourite desert. Light, foamy, sweet meringue combined with thick, rich...
  • Category Dessert
  • Cuisine Type English
  • Preparation time 1h
  • Cook 45m
  • Wait 2h 30m
Utterly Indulgent Triple Chocolate Cookies
Utterly Indulgent Triple Chocolate Cookies
When has too much chocolate ever been a thing?! These super easy cookies can be whipped up in just 20 minutes. They're fudgy and brownie-like and taste absolutely divine. I recommend using good...
Mum's Traditional Sticky Toffee Pudding
Mum's Traditional Sticky Toffee Pudding
My wife absolutely adores sticky toffee pudding and will always seek it out on every menu when we dine out. Although absolutely delicious, personally I can often find them too sweet to the point...
  • Category Dessert
  • Cuisine Type English
  • Preparation time 30m
  • Cook 2h 30m
  • Wait 3h
Perfect Meringues
Perfect Meringues
The Italians choose to use a hot sugar syrup, while the French stick to cold sugar; this recipe is half way between the two. By heating the sugar a little and letting it caramalise ever so...
  • Category Dessert
  • Cuisine Type Italian
  • Preparation time 20m
  • Cook 1h
  • Wait 1h 20m
Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread brings back fond memories of my childhood. Often the waft of freshly baking ginger biscuits would tempt me down the stairs to the kitchen. They are such an easy treat to whip up that...
Traditional Austrian Vanillekipferl
Traditional Austrian Vanillekipferl
My great grandfather decided it would be wise to leave Vienna as tentions were rising in mainland europe at the start of the second world war. He packed up and moved his family to the UK where my...
Ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream
Ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream
How can just 5 simple ingredients combine to become this heavenly? Centuries ago they may have thought this to be magical, but since the birth of refridgeration, its easier than ever to eat divine...
Homemade Mince Pies
Homemade Mince Pies
A traditional English spiced fruit pie that has been eaten during the Christmas season over several centuries and throughout much of the English speaking world. It has become...
Mincemeat
Mincemeat
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without mince pies. They are a must at that time of year. In my opinion a shop bought mince pie will never cut it and jarred mincemeat is never as good as...
Strawberry & Basil Ice Cream with Balsamic Strawberries
Strawberry & Basil Ice Cream with Balsamic Strawberries
A hint of basil produces a wonderful grownup twist to a classic strawberry ice cream, and the addition of balsamic strawberries to garnish enhances this summery treat. This dessert yearns...