Category Pudding

BBQ pineapple with rum

This simple recipe was whipped up by a friend as a last minute addition to a very poorly organised BBQ I hosted recently. It tasted wonderful… Ingredients 1 pineapple 1tbsp runny honey 2tbsp rum 1tsp cinnamon 1tsp chilli flakes 2tsp brown sugar Raspberries (optional) Method In a jug, stir together the honey, rum, cinnamon, chilli […]


Alpine yoghurt cake with raspberries

Anyone who has spent time in the French alps with know and love yoghurt cake. It is really easy to make and will stay moist and fresh in your bag after spending the day skiing or hiking. A friend told me that yoghurt cake is popular in the alps because the altitude has an effect […]

Braised Rhubarb

Ingredients (serves 4) 700g of rhubarb (washed – cut into 3 inch chunks) 2tbsp honey 1tbsp brown sugar 2 star anise 1 cinnamon stick A dash of Cointreau Yogurt or ice cream (to serve) Method Put the rhubarb along with all the other ingredients (aside from the yogurt) in a high sided pan and leave […]


Rumtopf is a boozy, show-stopping Christmas desert that is well worth reviving in British culture. One pot will last the whole festive period and will feed plenty, although it is certainly not suitable for children! It literally means ‘rum pot’ and should be ceremoniously brought out at the end of every meal to be eaten […]

Baked Blueberry Cheesecake

This easy to make baked cheesecake is a simple crowd pleaser. I make this for a visiting friend who loves the biscuit base part of cheesecakes, so this recipe was created to please her. If you like yours a little less crunchy, just use less digestive biscuits. Ingredients 60g butter Half a pack of hobnobs […]