Tapioca Pudding with Kaffir Lime & Mango

Tapioca Pudding with Kaffir Lime & Mango

Whenever I go to one of the ‘new’ Asian style restaurants such as Chin Chin or Longrain, I can’t go past their amazing tapioca desserts.  I am not a huge fan of sweets but there is something about Asian desserts that are almost like a palate...
Raw Vegan Balls

Raw Vegan Balls

So I had a wee visit to the Hairdressers and my Hairdresser is awesome.  Not only does she do a great job on my hair but she always feeds me.  She made me a seriously good cup of coffee and with it came this little ball of pure, healthy joy.  Now I am not a sweet...
Tortilla Layer Cheesecake with Blueberry Compote

Tortilla Layer Cheesecake with Blueberry Compote

If you have been following my blog for a while you will know that desserts are not really my thing.  I am not a sweet tooth but every now and then I like to indulge.  Recently I held a surprise party for my gorgeous sister and I catered for over 20 people.  I did a...
Steamed Lemon Syrup Puddings

Steamed Lemon Syrup Puddings

I can’t claim this as my own which is not unusual when it comes to dessert.  A cook I am, a baker I am not.  This is a Donna Hay recipe out of ‘The New Classics” book which is often my go to for recipes like this.  I can say however, that it worked,...
Orange & Almond Cake with Stewed Rhubarb

Orange & Almond Cake with Stewed Rhubarb

Oh man.  I am not a dessert person but this was……oh man.  Speechless.  I loved it.  LOVED it.  Not the world’s cheapest cake but it was so worth it.  Moist but light, sweet but not too sweet…..the perfect balance.  The rhubarb?  Yum.  ...
Sticky Fig Puddings with Butterscotch Sauce

Sticky Fig Puddings with Butterscotch Sauce

I thought it was high time I put a dessert on the blog.  You may have noticed I am not too much of a sweet tooth (I figure I am sweet enough) but even I am hard pressed to go past these deliciously moist, figgy , light and fluffy puds.  Swimming in a gorgeous...
Spiced Red Wine Poached Pears with Creme Anglaise

Spiced Red Wine Poached Pears with Creme Anglaise

These boozy spiced pears make the most deliciously light dessert even with a serious whack of homemade vanilla bean custard.  With hints of cinnamon, clove and star anise the pear literally melts in your mouth and will have your dinner guests groaning with pure...
Apple, Fig & Pine Nut Strudel

Apple, Fig & Pine Nut Strudel

I’m not sure if you are aware but I am much more a savoury tooth than a sweet one…….I’ve been told I’m sweet enough!   In saying that I thought it was high time that I put a dessert on the blog as I am sure there are a few sweet...
White Nectarine & Vanilla Tart Tartin

White Nectarine & Vanilla Tart Tartin

Admittedly, I am not much of a dessert person…….give me a good cheese platter any day.  I do however, have a slight weakness for anything fruity and this delicious tart was an absolute treat.  Soft, sweet nectarines oozing with vanilla laced caramel on a...
Chai Spiced Pear and Caramel Pie

Chai Spiced Pear and Caramel Pie

You may recall I made this to take to an old BFF’s house a couple of weeks ago.  I am pretty sure it was a hit although it was a long overdue catchup and as always involved a few too many drinks so dessert was a bit of a blur!  I said to my Hubby this morning...
Apple, Strawberry & Pecan Crumble

Apple, Strawberry & Pecan Crumble

Want a dessert that literally takes minutes to make, can be made ahead and tastes amazing?  Well here it is…..not too sweet, not too sour,  a bit of buttery nutty crunch and some very happy guests = winning combo! Prep time:   15 minutes                 Cooking...
Gin and Tonic Citrus Tart

Gin and Tonic Citrus Tart

When I saw this dessert (Valli Little of Delicious fame recipe)  I just knew it was the ultimate and I had to make it.  We all know how much I love a drink and that I am not much of a sweet tooth.  I do however like anything custardy, citrusy and boozy.  This to me...

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