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 […]
Chocolate chip and passion fruit or Birthday cake truffles! Glutenfree or not, using up leftover sponge cake… and two Christina Tosi layer cakes! :)
There are loads of reasons for making cake truffles: it’s great to recycle leftover sponge languishing in the freezer; a lumbersome birthday cake can be transformed into portable energy balls for the great outdoors or bar hopping; its fun making something super easy with kids; […]
Pâtes de fruits, French fruit jellies recipe! Raspberry or passion fruit … naturally gluten-free vegan sweets!
These wonderful sweets sparkle like sugar-encrusted jewels in French pâtisseries tempting generations of adults and children alike. One bite in the soft intensely flavoured fresh fruit paste and you’re hooked. And they’re pretty simple to make! My first, second and third ever batches surprised me […]
Fresh, fruity, creamy and delicious! The original passionfruit and raspberry tart has two layers of soft fresh raspberry jelly and passion fruit cream covered with a simple passion fruit glaze. We took it to my brother’s place in Birmingham on Boxing Day and it was […]
I once committed a pàtisserie faux pas, in other words a mistake but it sounds better in French. I made some meringue nests and posted them as pavlovas!!! Oh dear. Months later I realised the error of my ways: pavlovas look like meringues and also […]
These little cakes are my not-exactly-Valentine’s day present to you sweet reader. Yes, they’re heart-shaped and mayhap I’ve plunged into fluffy mousse tackiness! But let’s celebrate luuuv in general, for the happy-hearted, whole-hearted, broken-hearted and all those who just love life and special people. […]