Dark chocolate & banana smoothie bowl

Ever had one of those mornings when you want to kick-start your day with a bowl of chocolate? A dark chocolate-banana smoothie is the perfect solution, although a tad more toward the indulgent choices for a simple mid-morning snack. Think of it as a chocolate mousse in flavour, only with greens and much healthier. You read right, I said greens!…

Raspberry wine coulis

Berry coulis have a deep vibrant colour that can make even the simplest desserts look beautiful.This lush red raspberry coulis is one of my favourites to curb those berry cravings and ridiculously easy to make.It has a sweet but tart flavour and goes well with pretty much anything: drizzle it over your pancakes, a loaf of citrus cake…

Linzer cookies: Lemon & Berries

  Linzer cookies are a adaptation of Linzertorte, a traditional Austrian dessert and one of my absolute favourites. These cookies are essentially made of an almond shortbread infused with orange zest and put together with a raspberry preserve or a lemon curd. My first attempt at making these was last Valentine’s Day as giveaways and everyone loved…

Classic lemon curd

A classic English lemon curd is a perfectly pastel shade of yellow, subtly tart and makes a lovely citrus spread for scones, cakes and tarts. Lemon meringue pies, key lime tarts, St. Clements Cakes…nothing says summer like citrus! Lemons and oranges are definitely two of the best citrus flavours that could make any dessert feel like summer on a…