Zesty Citrus Mousse

Re posting this light and zesty citrus dessert to farewell the cold wet winter and to welcome the slow start to spring. A delightful summer dessert that is light and refreshing. Ideal to serve at the end of a wonderful meal. Ingredients 3 Lemons (grated rind and juice) 1 Small Orange (grated rind and juice)… Continue reading Zesty Citrus Mousse

Pear Tarte Tatin

To celebrate my son’s birthday on Sunday I was inspired to bake, I have not had the opportunity to make sweets for a little while.  I know that he loves cake made with fresh seasonal fruit. This classic French dessert is an upside-down pastry in which the fruit is caramelised in butter and sugar before… Continue reading Pear Tarte Tatin

Chia Seed Pudding

This gorgeous Chia Seed Pudding recipe is for my cousin and for those that enjoy the vegan lifestyle.  A simple pudding to make which can be dressed up for a special dessert, enjoyed for breakfast or had as a snack.  With the cold weather in the Northern Hemisphere poached winter fruit would accompany this pudding… Continue reading Chia Seed Pudding

Zabaglione Semi Freddo with Marsala Sauce

For those living in the Southern Hemisphere, with the warm weather and Christmas fast approaching a gorgeous dessert that can be celebrated. For the lovers of Zabaglione this is another alternative that will leave you and your friends wanting more. Ingredients 6 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 cups Marsala 1/2 cup caster sugar… Continue reading Zabaglione Semi Freddo with Marsala Sauce

Pancakes with Walnuts (Palačinke sa Orasima)

Pancakes (Palačinke) are easy to make and are enjoyed by all ages.  They can be made into wonderful desserts, served for breakfast and can be savoury or sweet.  This recipe that I am sharing is in honour of my mother for mother’s day.  Sadly she is no longer with us however, Palačinke sa Orasima are… Continue reading Pancakes with Walnuts (Palačinke sa Orasima)


A classic Italian dessert which translates into pick me up.  This wonderful dessert can be served in a serving bowl or individual glasses. 250 gram pack of Savoiardi biscuits (Sponge finger biscuits) 250 grams Marscapone Cheese (very soft Italian cream cheese) 1/2 cup Castor Sugar 4 eggs (separated) 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Essence 5 cups… Continue reading Tiramisu

Flourless Chocolate Cake

This is a wonderful rich chocolate cake that can be dressed up as a dessert for a dinner party or simply enjoyed as a treat. Preparation Time:      20-30 minutes Cooking Time:      45-50 minutes Serves:     10-12 people 250 Grams Unsalted Butter 375 Grams Dark Cooking Chocolate (Buttons) 7 Eggs  (separated) 1 Teaspoon… Continue reading Flourless Chocolate Cake