Summer fruit compote

Summer fruit compote - Summer in a bowl - ripe apricots, blueberries, fresh strawberries, orange, caster sugar ((optional)), vanilla extract, TURN THE OVEN ON TO 180˚C/160˚C fan/gas 4; Squeeze the orange and add the vanilla extract to the juice.; Wash the apricots and strawberries under the tap. Cut the apricots in half and remove the [...]

Mascarpone and amaretto cups

Mascarpone and amaretto cups - Impress guests with this decadent dessert - large eggs, mascarpone, caster sugar, amaretto liqueur, soft amaretti biscuits, cocoa powder for dusting, Separate the eggs. Cream the egg yolks with the sugar. Add the mascarpone and amaretto liqueur and beat to a fluffy mixture.; Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks. [...]

Amaretto and chocolate cake

Amaretto and chocolate cake - Rich and elegant; the perfect ending to a dinner party - unsalted butter, large eggs, savoiardi (sponge finger) biscuits, quality dark chocolate, at least 70% cocoa solids, caster sugar, cornflour, amaretto liqueur, icing sugar for dusting, PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 140˚C/120˚C fan/Gas 1; Line a 23cm loose-bottomed flan tin with the [...]

Limoncello jelly

Limoncello jelly - An elegant and refreshing end to a special meal - large oranges, pink grapefruits, lemon, pomegranate seeds, cardamom pods, caster sugar, limoncello liqueur, sheets of gelatine or vegetarian alternative, Juice the oranges, grapefruit and lemon.; Crack the cardamom pods open in a pestle and mortar or use the blade of a large [...]

Lemon pudding

Lemon pudding - A scrumptious tangy pudding. Lovely with fresh berries. - unsalted butter, softened, unwaxed lemons, large eggs, semi-skimmed milk, caster sugar, plain flour, PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 180˚C/160˚C fan/gas 4; Butter a 1.5 litre oven-proof dish.; WEIGH Weigh the butter and sugar and set aside.; Grate the zest from the lemons and squeeze the [...]

Custard

Custard - So much better than instant! - full fat milk, eggs, vanilla extract, caster sugar, cornflour, Put the milk into a saucepan and bring to the boil, Remove from the heat and set aside.; Separate the eggs. Beat the yolks with the sugar and vanilla until light and frothy. Beat in the flour.; Add [...]

Chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse - Dark, delicious and guaranteed to impress - eggs, unsalted butter, 100g dark chocolate (minimun 70% cocoa ), caster sugar, pistachio nuts, Break the chocolate into pieces and put into a heatproof bowl with the butter.; Bring a small pan of water to the boil and set the bowl of chocolate over it, [...]

Ricotta cheesecake with fresh strawberries

Ricotta cheesecake with fresh strawberries - Light and creamy. Perfect for outdoor entertaining - unsalted butter, unwaxed lemons, ricotta, double cream, fresh strawberries, digestive biscuits, amaretti biscuits, caster sugar, cornflour, Crush the digestive and amaretti biscuits, either in a blender or by putting them in a food bag and lightly beating them with a rolling [...]

Croccante

Croccante - Moreish, crunchy bites of chopped hazelnut - toasted hazelnuts, shelled weight, caster sugar, Roughly chop the hazelnuts and set aside. A mixer or a mezzaluna are best for the job.; Put 3 tablespoons of water into a large shallow saucepan, add the sugar and place over a very low heat. Stir continuously until [...]

Dressed-up panettone

Dressed-up panettone - A show-stopper of a dessert that couldn’t be simpler to make - panettone, butter, eggs, egg whites, unwaxed lemons, caster sugar, Icing sugar, Pinch of salt, Rinse, zest and juice the lemons. Filter the lemon juice through a tea strainer.; Melt the butter in a small pan. Remove from the heat. Add [...]

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