Posted in Desserts

April 10th, 2012

Poached pineapple

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I’m finding that Lucky Peach is great: not just to read, and not just for the whole recipes, but for small components of recipes. This recipe for this poached pineapple is actually supposed to be the basis for an upside down pineapple cake (which I was planning to make, until I realised that our hand-held […]

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March 16th, 2012

Poached pears with ginger

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I seem to be doing a lot with leftovers lately. The question seems to be at the end of a week “What can I make with what we have left in the fridge/on the bench)?” So – on the bench was: 2 pears (a week old), some sweet red dessert wine (a month old), some […]

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October 23rd, 2010

Morello cherry tart

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We are going to a friend’s place for dinner tonight and I had some left over puff pastry in the freezer, so I decided to make a quick cherry tart with morello cherries and frangipane.

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October 15th, 2010

Chocolate soufflé

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I’ve never made soufflé before. They didn’t really souffler the way that I had hoped (they did rise a little). They texture was lovely and light though.

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