Apricot and Raspberry Tart

Apricot and Raspberry Tart

Perfect in the summertime when fresh apricots are plentiful, this tart is a blend of sharp apricot, raspberry and sweet clafoutis-like filling. Another of...
Custard Tart

Custard Tart

Custard tart has many variations across the world but this has to be the ultimate. Light, crisp pastry and a decent proportion of filling...
Dulce de Leche

Dulce de Leche Cheesecake

Dulce de Leche Cheesecake. This was a dessert I had at a steak dinner in Buenos Aires. Unfortunately I had eaten so much by...
Blackcurrant-Sorbert

Blackcurrant Sorbet

This is an easy and refreshing sorbet that's perfect served as it is or with a slice of cheesecake or tropical fruits. Blackcurrant puree...
Pine-Nut-Tart

Italian Pine Nut Tart

Common throughout the region of Tuscany, this fine pastry creation is a variation on our traditional custard tart. The added dimensions come in the...
Chocolate Fondant

Chocolate Fondant

Chocolate Fondant seems to crop up in the same category as soufflés in terms of difficulty. In actual fact they are quite straightforward as...
Strawberry-Choux-Puffs

Strawberry Choux Puffs

These pastries remind me of Paris. Visit any patisserie and you’re bound to come across these in one form or another. The recipe is...
Rhubarb Souffle

Rhubarb Soufflé

This dessert came about through an experiment with a bag of free rhubarb and a limited knowledge of soufflé. Luckily it turned out to...
Dutch apple cake

Dutch Apple Cake

This is a speciality found in the cafe’s of Amsterdam. Served with whipped cream it’s a lightly spiced cake filled with slices of apple...
Alfajores

Argentine Caramel Biscuits ‘Alfajores’

Similar to shortbread in texture these cookies from Argentina come with a dulce de leche filling, a caramel spread that the Argentines are so...
Panna-Cotta

Panna Cotta

An easy dessert that can be made ahead of time and served at the last minute. Panna Cotta consists of a vanilla cream set...
Apple-tart

Puff Pastry Apple Tart with Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

A bit of France meets South America in this instance. Thinly sliced apples are caramelised on top of a puff pastry disc and topped...