Going traditional with a yule log – comforting and delish! And chocolate! Plus very easy to roll… 🙂
All posts tagged: glutenfree
Purple Dawn: blueberry, lime and custard cheesecake recipe! Optionally glutenfree, refined sugarfree and no-bake… :)
Purple Dawn is the kind of fresh, delicious zingy cheesecake you’d like to wake up to or spend the day with. The blueberries sit atop a beautifully smooth filling of cream cheese, whipped cream and greek-style yoghurt zestily perked up with fresh lime juice, contrasting with […]
Holey Moley lemon loaf cake recipe! Easy chocolate rocher glaze, optionally with raspberry insert, glutenfree and lower sugar!
This deliciously moist and tender lemon loaf cake will have you saying ‘holey moley’ even without the delicious chocolate rocher glaze and amusingly attractive jam or compôte-filled hole! Though you do get that ‘wow factor’ and extra deliciousness by bringing all the elements together. And […]
Healthy raspberry, oat and nut squares recipe!
These are bursting with flavour, chock-full of healthy ingredients and easy to put together with raspberries and apples or other fruit like cherries, apricots and peaches to make a versatile guilt-free treat. Still, it’s probably better not to eat more than five squares in one […]
Classic French Pont-neuf pastries recipe! Delish choux and pastry cream-filled tartlets with jam, glutenfree or sugarfree options… :)
These delicious intriguing treats have a dreamy filling of choux pastry dough folded into pastry cream, encased in a thin layer of shortcrust pastry. You can add a thin bottom layer of jam, fruit or apple compote. They’re classic little French cakes that seem to have faded into […]
Healthier Gâteau Basque recipe! Citrus, blackcurrant, cherry and walnut or any other flavours with optional pastry cream… :)
This is a beloved classic cake from the Basque country in the South of France and Northern Spain. Although a Gâteau is a cake it’s kind of pretending to be a tart because you roll out the buttery soft shortbread-like dough, fill with pastry cream […]
DoubleTree Hilton (or very similar) perfect chocolate chip cookies recipe! Glutenfree or not… :)
These are amazing! They welcome you with one at DoubleTree Hilton hotels as a marketing strategy. It works. I became a DoubleTree and cookie person dancing round the Girona hotel room munching happily away. These are made from an online recipe passed on by a […]
Raspberry, lychee and rose Ispahan cake recipe! Glutenfree or not… :)
This is one moist, light, fragrant cake! It’s slightly adapted from famous French pâtissier Pierre Hermé’s recipe, combining his signature Ispahan combo of fresh raspberries, rose and lychee with a simple beautifully-textured loaf cake. Mine is made with ground almonds and a glutenfree flour mix but standard […]
Half-healthy raspberry and matcha dacquoise tartlets recipe! Naturally glutenfree!
This is simple pâtisserie at its best. The tartlets have a matcha and ground almond meringue base that’s lightly crisp outside and moist inside as any good dacquoise should be. The super easy topping of skyr mixed with matcha green tea powder and fresh raspberries […]
Vegan maple syrup lemon curd Easter biscuits (cookies) recipe! Eggcellent or flower power … :)
Soft melt-in-the-mouth, tangy, delicious, pretty and fun biscuits! I’m not vegan but love to play around with lighter plant-based and healthier ingredients. And love these cute cookies, as my friends did. Just their delighted ‘Oh wow!’ reactions were great when they saw then tasted them […]
Healthier vegan macadamia vanilla cookies recipe! Glutenfree or not… and happy Chinese New Year of the Pig! :)
These vegan cookies are delicious, buttery, crumbly yet slightly moist and generally amazing. Friends have asked for the recipe so here it is. I’m not vegan but can say they’re some of my favourite biscuits! It’s also nice to know they’re animal fat-free with vegan butter while […]
Rudolph reindeer gourmet chocolate cookies recipe! Glutenfree or not… with labels for gifting cookies-in-2-jars! :)
‘Tis the season for cute cookies and these reindeers are fun and absolutely delicious. The moist chewy chocolate cookie contrasts wonderfully with the crunchy salty pretzel. The white chocolate drop eyes and red chocolate-covered peanut nose add to the yumminess. They’ve been a super hit […]
Slightly healthier apple pie layer cake recipe! Gluten free or not, adapted from Christina Tosi’s momofuku cake… :)
Try this delicious autumn apple cake with amazing layers magically combining flavours and textures with that genius Christina Tosi touch. Close your eyes and be transported to apple pie-stroke-cheesecake eating mode … with layers! You can go yummy full-sugar, butter or gluten as in the […]
Raspberry or Passion fruit marshmallows recipe! Egg-free and naturally gluten-free! :)
It’s true what they say about home-made marshmallows being delicious soft heavenly clouds. These are also simple and fast to make by whisking up glucose and softened gelatine with a syrup of sugar, fruit purée and more liquid glucose. Raspberry or passion fruit are ideal fruit […]
The smaller Feuille d’Automne recipe! Lenôtre’s classic dark chocolate mousse and meringue cake!
This magical chocolate entremets will blow the minds of chocoholics and also people who say ‘I don’t usually like chocolate cake, … ‘. A French climbing friend who’s extremely honest about my cakes (yes, sometimes it hurts) said this really tasted like master pâtissier Gaston […]