Italian apple torte

Italian apple torte - A moist apple cake for a special tea or as a dessert - Gala apples, eggs, butter, lemon, demerara sugar, plain flour, baking powder, Greek-style yogurt, PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 180˚C/160˚C FAN/GAS 4; Leave the butter to soften at room temperature.; Lightly grease a 20cm round, loose bottomed cake tin. Line the [...]

Cheese palmiers

Cheese palmiers - Super-quick cheesy treats to have with drinks - puff pastry, ready-rolled, Emmentaler cheese, egg, shallots, chopped thyme leaves, Small knob butter, Sea salt, black pepper, Plain flour for rolling the pastry, Peel and finely chop the shallots. Wash the thyme, strip the leaves and finely chop. Beat the egg. Grate the cheese.; [...]

Baked lemon cheesecake

Baked lemon cheesecake - Dead easy to make and a deliciously creamy crowd-pleaser. It has all the luxurious flavour and texture of a classic cheesecake without the high fat content. - ricotta, quark, half-fat crème fraiche, uwaxed lemon, large eggs, butter, amaretti biscuits, plain digestive biscuits, sugar, sultanas, cornflour, vanilla extract, PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 180˚C/160˚C [...]

Coconut macaroons

Coconut macaroons - Stunningly easy to make, packed with flavour and gluten free - large eggs, desiccated coconut, caster sugar, PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 170˚C/150˚C FAN/GAS 3; Lightly grease a baking sheet.; Beat the eggs into a mixing bowl. Add the coconut and sugar and mix thoroughly. Your hands are probably best for this job.; Divide [...]

Savoury strudel

Savoury strudel - Tasty filo wrap stuffed with seasonal vegetables and mozzarella - red romano pepper, yellow romano pepper, aubergine, small courgettes, spring onions, mozzarella, leaves fresh basil, butter, sheets ready–made filo pastry, tablespoon olive oil, Sea salt, black pepper, PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 180˚C/160˚C FAN/GAS 4; Top and tail the spring onions, remove the outer [...]

Strawberry and mascarpone Italian sponge

Strawberry and mascarpone Italian sponge - Three light layers sandwiched with fruit and creamy mascarpone - fresh strawberries, mascarpone, plain yogurt, large eggs, lemon, plain flour, corn flour, xylitol or caster sugar, vanilla extract, salt, icing sugar for dusting, Toasted almonds (optional), PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 180˚C/160˚C FAN/GAS 4; Grease a round 23cm loose-bottomed cake tin [...]

Italian chocolate sponge with berries

Italian chocolate sponge with berries - A simple, easy and utterly moreish dessert - fresh raspberries, fresh blueberries, large eggs, chocolate custard, Sprig of fresh mint (optional), plain flour, cornflour, raw cacao powder, xylitol or caster sugar, salt, PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 180˚C/160˚C FAN/GAS 4; Grease a round 23cm loose-bottomed cake tin and set aside. Sieve [...]

Apple crostata recipe

Apple crostata recipe - Apple crostata is a simple, melt-in-the-mouth Italian pastry stuffed with apple and marsala-soaked sultanas. Delicious hot or cold. - Bramley apples, lemon, egg, butter, A little milk, plain flour, caster sugar, demerara sugar, sultanas, ground cinnamon, baking powder, marsala wine, salt, Dice the butter. Place the flour, caster sugar, butter, egg, [...]

Chocolate & chestnut meringue roulade recipe

Chocolate & chestnut meringue roulade recipe - Rich, creamy & impressive but much easier to make than it looks. 35 minutes prep and it freezes for up to 2 months. Great food made easy. - large eggs, preferably organic, double cream, Butter for greasing, chestnut puree, dark chocolate, minimum 70% cocoa solids, caster sugar, cornflour, [...]

Apple, speck and radicchio tart recipe

Apple, speck and radicchio tart recipe - Super-simple but sophisticated - a great showcase for winter flavours. Perfect recipe for a starter or a tasty light lunch. - Red apples, speck, head of radicchio, sprigs rosemary, sheet ready-rolled puff pastry, egg, Butter for greasing, olive oil, wine vinegar, Grated parmesan, Sea salt, PRE-HEAT OVEN TO [...]