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Pookies, Apple Pie Cookies

We recently had a wonderful couple of nights away, we stayed in a lovely B&B and when we left they gave us loads of Bramley cooking apples. I’ve made a few things with them and shared them with friends too. Then I dec...
 
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Daim Mousse Shots 1
Daim Mousse Shots 1
Daim Mousse Shots 1

Daim Mousse Shots

I had an idea this would be rather fabulous if it worked……and it did! I wasn’t convinced the Daim (well they used to be Dime in the UK back in the day, apparently that changed in 2005!) would melt, of course t...

 
Pudding
 
Banoffee pavlova slice
Banoffee pavlova slice
Banoffee pavlova slice

Easy Banoffee Pavlova

An easy pudding to satisfy that sweet tooth! I usually have a can or jar of caramel in the cupboard as well as double cream in the fridge and having chickens means eggs are always on hand too. Perfect, add bananas and we’...
 
Cakes
 
Snowy Pie slice
Snowy Pie slice
Snowy Pie slice

Snowy Pie

I recently made a Mississippi Mud Pie for a magazine commission, it was total heaven on a plate (if a little calorific!!!) I decided a white chocolate version would be worth a try, let’s just say it was! Print recipe Snowy Pie ...

 
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Amaretto & Dark Choc
Amaretto & Dark Choc
Amaretto & Dark Choc

Amaretto and Dark Chocolate Baked Cheesecake

I love cheesecake, baked or no bake, all flavours, whether it’s fruity or sweet and spicy! I reckoned an Amaretto flavour  (a sweet, almond-flavoured, Italian liqueur) would work well, so decided to pair it with dark chocolate ...
 
I ♥ Italy
 

Nectarine & Amaretto Sorbet

Some things just remind you of summer and care free times, or may be it’s just the alcohol in this that does it! This bottle of Amaretto was brought on our first wedding anniversary in Sorrento, total bliss and after several (!...

 
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Recipe Challenge eBook

A few months ago I sent off one of my recipes to the lovely Ruth Clemens http://www.thepinkwhisk.co.uk/ to be put with a collection of delicious recipes from other amazing food bloggers in her eBook for Save the Children who Ru...
 
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Margarita Puffs

You may know I am rather partial to the odd margarita cocktail! Here’s my Margarita Slush recipe if you fancy trying it http://www.samskitchen.net/?p=122 Well, a little while ago I had this idea, making profiteroles with a twis...

 
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Eton Mess Mini Cheesecakes

I was recently asked by the lovely Hani hanielas.blogspot.com if I would like to take part in a bloggers recipe gathering, YES please was my reply! The theme is Berrylicious, the idea, to come up with a new recipe using berries...
 
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Millionaires Mousse Pud

I just lurve millionaires shortbread. If you’re follower on my Facebook page you’ll know that I have a little stack of them as my profile pic! (Facebook link on the right of the page) I decided to turn that concept into more of...