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Category Archives: snack
I don’t recall ever having seen a fresh cranberry in Australia. Sweet, shrivelled little dried ones, yes, but not fresh ones. They must have been there, but I suspect further south than where I lived in the sub-tropics. When I … Continue reading
Still no baking around here… it’s just too hot. But there’s only so much ice cream I can stock in the freezer, and I can’t stay out of the kitchen, so a no-bake dessert was in order. The curd for … Continue reading
Loaded with crushed meringues and macerated strawberries! It’s too hot to bake. I have a list as long as your arm of projects I had intended to tackle over my summer vacation, but with temperatures hovering around 38°C (100°F), there … Continue reading
A cool and creamy way to enjoy delicious summer fruits. No ice cream maker is required for this, just a bit of fruit preparation, then a few minutes with the hand mixer. It would, of course, work just find in … Continue reading
Soft, moist muffins bursting with fresh fruit. After a long, grey winter of apples, apples, a quick flurry of clementines over the holidays, then back to apples, apples and more apples, it is mind-blowingly fun to go to the grocer’s … Continue reading
This delicious chocolate cake is all about textures. A crisp, cookie-like base, a layer of gooey jam, a soft, moist chocolate cake, topped with crunchy flaked almonds and granulated sugar. Served with a dollop of whipped cream, or a scoop … Continue reading