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Making homemade pancakes is the easiest recipe ever, I've never understood why people buy packets, it's the same thing but don't get me started!

These are such a French classic, and just a simple recipe you can knock up really quickly and it looks and tastes amazing! A real crowd pleaser...

750ml/1⅓ pint milk
1 vanilla pod, seeds only
6 free-range egg yolks
190g/7oz caster sugar

6 free-range egg whites

I love tiramisu, it's one of the rare cream cheese desserts I like, as am not much of a fan of cheesecake, apart from lemon cheesecake.

August 16, 2016

Day 28 of 30, 2 days left of my 30 day cookery challenge.

A few years back I entered the Masterchef competition, I thought I had never done so much cooking, until NOW!!!

I think this weekend derserves a restaurant treat!!

So you will have all of these things handy:

4 over...

August 12, 2016

Recipe 24 of 30

It's blisteringly hot here in France and there's nothing better than a chilled dessert. As a child living on the cote d'azur, I loved nothing more than white peaches, different to yellow peaches, more fragant and sweet. I just love these peaches.

I poache...

Day 19!

30 recipes in 30 days and it's time for puddings!!

With a bumper crop of apricots my sister delivered, it's all about apricots!

It's not winter and so not wanting to do a full crumble, I've baked individual apricots and topped them with crumble.

So all you will nee...

Day 9 of 30...

Time for something refreshing (it's super hot here in SW France) and healthy(ish)

I will admit that I have tried and failed at 'no churn' ice cream recipes, so shifting tactics, I've moved to the more stable frozen yoghurt. And having done this, I'm won ov...

So I'm on day 4 of my 30 recipes in 30 days challenge.

It's full on summer and everytime I go to the supermarket, they are piled high with watermelon....yummy

Here's a recipe which can keep your love for watermelon long into the summer. It makes a perfect easy dessert fo...

This year the weather has been ever so odd!!

We lost an entire crop of cherries, they just didnt appear, unlike last year when there were so many we didn't know what to do with them, so we froze lots of batches...which came in handy this year.

On request, I cooked up a b...

I was given this mahoosive cookery book for Christmas! I already have a huge cookery book collection but not a Heston one. I'm fan of watching his tv programs but only to watch, never to attempt. 

But attempt, I thought I would!

I read it from cover to cover as I was loo...

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