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Poached Rhubarb, Almond Granola
Rhubarb with elderflower and honey. Almond and Chia Granola. Yoghurt.
Rhubarb Cream Cheese Trifle
Sponge, rhubarb, cream cheese and whipped cream. A trifle for Spring.
Shortbread, orange honey and thyme
Almond and pistachio shortbread, blood oranges, ricotta, honey and thyme
Coconut pancakes, rhubarb
Light coconut pancakes, with baked young rhubarb
Panna cotta with Poached Rhubarb
A recipe for a gentle panna cotta with sweet, spiced rhubarb.
Passion Fruit Madeleines
Tiny sponge cakes soaked in passionfruit juice and iced with thin lemon frosting.
A simple lemon preserve with a glowing colour and citrus bite.
Lemon and Orange Parfait
A frozen parfait with layers of meringue and citrus curd.
Sheep milk and lemon ice cream
A refreshing ice of sheep (or goat milk) yoghurt, lemon and candied orange
A no-cook lemon cheesecake. Crisp, salmon base. Citrus, light as air.
Peanut Butter White Chocolate Cheesecake
A sticky, sweet cheesecake, and not for the faint-hearted. For those who understand.
The simplest, and possibly the quickest cheesecake.
Mango and Sesame Cheesecake
Sesame spongecake with cheesecake filling and ripe mango
Mango and Blueberry Lassi
Mango lassi with a stirring of blueberries. For when the Alphonso mango season starts.
Pancakes with Ricotta and Lemon Thyme
Pancakes, Ricotta, Lemon Thyme and Citrus Zest Sauce.
Buttermilk Pannacotta with Sesame Brittle
Panna cotta made with buttermilk, with sesame brittle
Meringues with lime and pistachios
Crisp outside, gooey within. Meringues with a sharp, lime curd and pistachios.
Hot Cross Bun Pudding
A hot, sticky banana pudding for a cool spring day.
Chocolate Ginger Mousse
Dark chocolate mousse flecked with sweet, crunchy ginger crumbs.
Chocolate Praline Mousse
Thick chocolate mousse with hazelnut praline
Chocolate and Nut Slab
A thin sheet of dark chocolate studded with crystalised fruits and nuts.