pudding

raspberry bombe recipe

My Mother’s Raspberry Bombe

This is another of the recipes included in an old folder of my mother’s which I found recently during a clear out. So far all these recipes have been consistent...
recipe for dutch apple pie

Apple Pie In Amsterdam

I know that Americans like to claim apple pie for their own (…"as American as apple pie”)… but in fact, I think the best place on earth to eat apple pie is in A...
chocolate and marmalade mousse recipe

Hot chocolate and marmalade fondant

This weekend (18-19 March, 2017) sees the World Marmalade Awards,  held in Penrith in the Lake District.The ‘main event’ as it were is held on the first day...
crystal nuts

Jessi’s Crystal-dusted Christmas Nuts

The other day I had a Saturday Lunch Crisis. No pud. Lots of people. High expectations.I pondered, without enlightenment. And then there was a merciful inte...
recipe for poor knights' pudding

Poor Knights’ Pudding

“To make Poor knights Pudding. Cut two penny loaves in round slices, dip them in half a pint of Cream or faire water, then lay them abroad in a dish, and beat t...
williamine tart recipe

What to Do With Poire Williams tart

Some friends gave us an impressive bottle of Williamine (a Swiss brand of schnapps known as Poire Williams, made with pears). We prefer to drink something else,...
grilled nectarines filled with a nut and shortbread biscuit mix

Grilled and Filled Nectarines

These nectarines are very quick to make and you can just as easily use peaches of course. If you have any elderly fruit that needs using up, this is a good way ...