Fruit

Summer Pudding

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Summer Pudding

Summer pudding is a highlight of British cuisine. It is also one recipe that translates well to our Australian climate. Frozen berries work well […]

Irish Barmbrack or Tea Brack

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Irish Barmbrack or Tea Brack

Although Irish Barmbrack is sometimes made with yeast, this method is much easier and quicker and not less authentic. It is […]

Caramelised Lime Tart

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Caramelised Lime Tart

This Caramelised lime tart is based on a recipe I published in my first book Plates, Real Food for Fast People in 1995 […]

Spiced Apple & Raspberry Slice

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Spiced Apple & Raspberry Slice

This Spiced Apple & Raspberry slice is quite cakey rather than a traditional slice but it cuts up beautifully into little […]

Rhubarb Tarte Tatin

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Rhubarb Tarte Tatin

I love a good tarte tatin, especially made with pear or quince, but who has time to make one? This simple method is […]

Summer Fruit Frangipane Tart

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Summer Fruit Frangipane Tart

This summer fruit frangipane tart is a wonderful addition to a warm outdoor afternoon tea.

Serves: 6 – 8
Preparation: 5 minutes plus 30 […]

Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce

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Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce

Serves: 4
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes

Ingredients

2 cups (440g) sugar
2 cups (500ml) water
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
1 strip lemon rind
2 star anise
4 […]

Chocolate Pear Tarts with Sparkling Shiraz Sabayon

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Chocolate Pear Tarts with Sparkling Shiraz Sabayon

Serves: 4
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 mins poaching and 15 mins baking

Ingredients

2 cups water
1 cup (220g) sugar
2 ripe but firm […]

Little Festive Summer Stone Fruit and Ricotta Cakes

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Little Festive Summer Stone Fruit and Ricotta Cakes

Sweet new season stone fruit and tart craisins combine beautifully in these healthy little cakes.  The addition of […]

Banana Caramel Sticky Pudding

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Banana Caramel Sticky Pudding

Makes: 6
Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes

Ingredients

100g butter
¼ cup (55g) brown sugar
1 tablespoon golden syrup
2 eggs
1 cup ( 150g) self-raising flour
1 large banana, […]