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Tag Archives: Easter
Easter Long Weekend Brunch. Caramelised Apple Dutch Baby Pancakes.
This week has been a frantic whirlwind of activity. With Easter coinciding with the end of school term holidays, I’m looking forward to having all my family under one roof and getting away for a long weekend break. There will … Continue reading
Post Easter Detox With…Ruby Red Pomegranate Juice.
In our house Easter celebrations are unashamedly associated with feasting. Chocolate truffles and brightly wrapped foiled Easter eggs for breakfast, followed by a long, leisurely lunch. It’s no wonder overindulgence is the order of the day. An inescapable given. This year it … Continue reading
Posted in Fruit, What I Love to Cook, What I Love to Drink Tagged Autumn, Detox, Easter, Gluten free, Healthy, Juice, Pomegranate 8 Comments
For The Cheese Board. Prune, Pistachio And Hazelnut Log.
I have long been a fan of Annabel Langbein, The Free Range Cook. Her recipes are fresh, simple and delicious and hit the mark every single time. I’ve always loved cooking with the seasons. Autumn brings organic roasted nuts and … Continue reading
Posted in Fruit, Small Bites, Sweet Treats Tagged Autumn, Cheese, Easter, Gluten free, Hazelnut, Petit Fours, Pistachio, Prunes 13 Comments
Retro Baking. Classic Lemon Sponge Squares.
With Easter almost upon us I’m feeling a little overwhelmed and jaded with the growing stash of chocolate my teenagers have managed to procure. I once naively thought that the Easter Bunny and Chocolate Easter Egg Hunts were the preserve … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Fruit, What I Love to Cook Tagged Baking, Bar, Easter, Lemon, Shortbread, Slice, Sponge 5 Comments
Satisfying My Chocolate Cravings. No Bake Dark Chocolate Hedgehog Slice With Hazelnut, Pistachio and Turkish Delight.
With Easter just two weeks away my thoughts are turning to chocolate. It’s a wet, rainy Sunday and I am craving something sweet, rich and decadent but am feeling way too lethargic to whip up a storm in the kitchen, … Continue reading
Posted in Chocolate, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Autumn, Chocolate, Easter, Hazelnut, Hedgehog Slice, No Bake, Pistachio, Slice, Turkish Delight 8 Comments
One Way To Use Up Leftover Easter Chocolate. Brownies with Ginger, Turkish Delight and Easter Eggs
Easter may be over but at our house there seems to be a mountain of chocolate waiting to be devoured. Somehow between them my three children have managed to accumulate an impressive stash of eggs, bunnies and filled chocolate. A … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Chocolate, What I Love to Cook Tagged Baking, Brownies, Chocolate, Easter, Easter Eggs, Food, Ginger, Turkish Delight 4 Comments
Child’s Play. Easter Eggs Filled With Raspberry Marshmallow and Dusted with Sherbet.
Another day. Another take on store-bought Easter eggs. These gorgeous chocolate eggs caught my eye at the supermarket. So pretty. Perfect to be decapitated using my new-found serrated knife skills and filled with something special. A couple of Friday nights … Continue reading
Posted in Chocolate, Confectionery, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Chocolate, Easter, Easter Eggs, Food, Gelatine, Marshmallow, Raspberries, Sherbet 2 Comments
Sunday Brunch. Hot Cross Easter Muffins. No Yeast Required.
Rocky road eggs one day. Hot cross muffins the next. Easter is definitely around the corner. This clever twist on the traditional hot cross bun came to me via my very generous friend Grace. Courtesy of Delicious magazine. Circa March … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Breakfast, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Baking, Breakfast, Buttermilk, Cranberries, Currants, Easter, Food, Hot Cross Muffins, Mixed Spice, Rum 2 Comments
Minimum Effort. Maximum Effect. Store Bought Chocolate Easter Eggs Filled With Home-made Rocky Road.
The supermarkets are awash with chocolate eggs. It’s hard to believe that Easter is only a few weeks away. Every year I make rocky road for Easter. Our favourite rubble. Turkish delight, marshmallow, pistachio and shredded coconut. Smothered in dark … Continue reading
Posted in Chocolate, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Chocolate, Coconut, Easter, Easter Eggs, Food, Marshmallow, Pistachio, Rocky Road, Turkish Delight 7 Comments