Desserts

  • Chocolate Mousse at 15p per serving

    What’s better than a bar of chocolate? Chocolate mousse, that’s what. But if you do it the traditional French way with a zillion eggs it...

  • Miracle Microwave Chocolate Cake

    How many years have I been making and ruining cakes? Seems like forever. Last week was Aunty Mary’s birthday and before I could think about...

  • Mango and Ginger Cheesecake

    I spotted these lovely honey mangoes at the market and felt absolutely compelled to take some home. Mangoes, for me, always bring to mind this...

  • Lemon and Blueberry Bars

    Makes 16 bars Ingredients: For the crust: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1/4 cup granulated sugar Zest of one lemon...

  • The ‘Friendship Cake’ you give away

    When my mother-in-law Jean arrived on my doorstep the other day with a dubious pot of gloop proclaiming it to be a friendship cake, my...

  • A Taste of Home – Farmhouse Biscuits

    The success story of Farmhouse Biscuits began in the grim winter of 1962/3, when Philip and Dorothy McIvor started selling home-made cakes and biscuits to...