Old Fashioned Christmas Pudding Recipe

Christmas Pudding is an integral part of British Christmas celebrations. You may have seen illustrations in the classic novel, ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens, depicting a flaming pudding being carried proudly to the table. Similar imagery is still used in advertisements today over here, where Christmas pudding is still a seriously big deal. What Read More…

How to Make Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding is a classic dessert beloved of cooks the world over. It is one of the ultimate comfort foods, the kind of dessert that makes folks sigh with delight when they hear it is on the menu. It’s also very easy to make, a great way to love your leftovers and avoid food Read More…

5 Comforting Desserts

Spring bulbs are starting to send up shoots and the blossoms are starting early here in the UK this year but we are still having cold, damp and windy days. Most places in the western hemisphere are in the same boat so it’s the perfect time to indulge in warming and comforting desserts, something to tide Read More…

My Favourite Lemon Dessert Recipes

My first experience of a lemon dessert recipe as a child was Lemon Meringue Pie. I loved the contrast of the sweet meringue with the sharp lemon filling. Ever since then, I’ve been a huge fan of lemony desserts and treats. Whether it’s zingy Lemon Almond Streusel Bars or rich, creamy Baked Lemon Cheesecake, there’s something Read More…

Chocolate and Blueberry Pudding Cake

I’m a big fan of self-saucing pudding cakes like Strawberry Pudding Cake. You pour a cooked sauce mixture over cake batter in a baking dish, put it in the oven and voilà, dessert! Light tender cake with a rich, fruity sauce built in. Chocolate Blueberry Pudding Cake takes things to a new level. Rich dark chocolate Read More…