Pear & Verjuice Syrup Cake

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The olive oil in this cake made it deliciously moist, which I cooked in the groves at Abilene Grove.

Servings: 12
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 […]

Pink Lady Apple and Coconut Cake

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The Pink Lady apple schnapps from Wild Brumby Schnapps distillery was so delicious I simply had to cook up this lovely cake to […]

Real Whisked Sponge

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From Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Ireland – Episode 7, Dublin
Recipe by Edwina St Lawrence from The Kitchen in the Castle Cookery School, Howth.
Edwina’s family have […]

Plum & Apple Sundae


By: Paul Flynn of The Tannery, Dungarven, Co Waterford, Ireland
Paul Flynn is a well-loved TV chef in Ireland. When I caught up with him he […]

Dried Fig and Berry Compote with Ice Cream


Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes

3 large oranges
¼ cup (60mls) honey
1 tbspn orange liqueur e.g. Grand Marnier or Cointreau
2 star anise or 1 tspn […]

Cheat’s Berry Brulée

Forget heating cream and egg yolks and hoping that they don’t curdle. Try this instead. You can follow your taste and use any combination of […]


In the warmer weather this makes a cooling alternative to hot coffee.

Serves 1
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

2 scoops ice cream
1 short black (espresso) coffee
1 nip liqueur, […]

Steamed Fresh Ginger Pudding


Using fresh ginger rather than ground ginger powder gives this traditional style pudding a modern edge. If your ginger is a little fibrous it is […]

Grapefruit delicious Pudding

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Servings: 6
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes

This recipe must be made close to serving.

30g butter, softened
1 teaspoon grated red grapefruit rind
½ cup (110g) caster […]

The easiest Chocolate Almond Fondant Pudding ever


Really, these puddings are almost too easy! They can be mixed together quickly in a saucepan, spooned into greased muffin tins or ramekins and set […]