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Ice Cream and other Pudding Recipes

Caramel-swirl Ice Cream

Caramel-swirl Ice Cream

This concoction is supremely indulgent and definitely not for those watching their waistlines says Elizabeth MacCorquodale. It is the best caramel ice cream I have ever tasted. The trick to achieving the depth of flavour is to use brown sugar rather than white – the darker you go, the deeper the flavour.  INGREDIENTS FOR THE […]

By March 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Cinnamon-Sugared Ring Doughnuts

How to Make Cinnamon-Sugared Ring Doughnuts

Strictly speaking doughnuts should be made with yeast but these are the American ‘cake’ style doughnuts that are wonderful nontheless, especially when sprinkled with a cinnamon-sugar mix. You can, of course, have different icings –  lemon icing is particularly good. Ingredients 200g self-raising flour 40g caster sugar (plus extra for sprinking) 40g butter 30ml milk […]

By October 4, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
How to Make Clotted Cream

How to Make Clotted Cream

Here is a recipe from Diana Peacock of City Cottage for making your own clotted cream, a must for a traditional cream tea with rich Devonshire scones and a delicious, fruity strawberry jam. You MUST use milk with a high fat content, like Jersey milk or it just won’t work. You can not make clotted […]

Turkish Delight Ice Cream

Turkish Delight Ice Cream

I’ve seen variations which involve using actual pieces of Turkish delight (but not the one with the chocolate coating) that have been cut up and put into a base mixture. I’ve also read comments about the problems of freezing the said ‘delight’. My own preferred method is to use a mixture of geranium, rose and […]

By February 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
How to make Pistachio Meringues

How to make Pistachio Meringues

Fancy something a bit different, this recipe puts a bit of ‘something else’ into your meringues. Fantastic if served with Turkish Delight ice cream. You can buy *ground pistachio’s from Asian supermarkets costing a fraction of the cost of pistachio nuts themselves. See also: Turkish Delight Ice Cream hazelnut-macaroons INGREDIENTS 6 egg whites 300g caster […]

By February 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Apple Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust

Apple Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust

Diane Sutton’s tasty twist on a family favourite is best served with crème fraiche See Also: Fudgy Apple Pudding Spiced Apple and Pear Pie Sticky Salted Caramel Apple Jam   Ingredients For the Pastry 120g plain white flour 100g wholemeal flour 50g butter 60g lard (both fats cut into cubes and chilled until needed) 100g […]

By February 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Lemon Curd Bread and Butter Pudding

Lemon Curd Bread and Butter Pudding

Sarah Mayor’s recipe from her book, The Great British Farmhouse Cookbook, for lemon curd bread and butter pudding is really is worth a go – it’s so much lighter than a traditional bread pudding, plus you’ll be left with half a jar of lemon curd… a brilliant thing to have up your sleeve. See also: […]

By December 2, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
How to Make Blini

How to Make Blini

This recipe showing how to make blini is taken from the book, Russian Food and Regional Cuisine by Jean Redwood. Blini are yeast-raised Russian pancakes which can be served with a variety of fillings – most famously caviar and sour cream! Other popular fillings include smoked salmon (often with cream cheese), cod roe (also popular […]

By November 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Our thanks Shelia Hardcastle for this recipe for ‘Perfect Pumpkin Pie’. I first stumbled on pre-mixed spice mixes for Pumpkin Pie (and other pies) in the States. The mixes are easy enough to make up ahead of time. The quantities below express our own family preference – you can, of course, play with the quantities […]

By October 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Fudgy Apple Pudding

Fudgy Apple Pudding

This pudding can be eaten cold or hot, when cold the topping goes soft and chewy. It’s delicious when served warm with whipped cream. See also: Spiced Apple and Pear Pie Sticky Marmalade Pudding Lardy Cake   INGREDIENTS 675g Cooking Apples 150ml Single Cream 50g Cream Cheese 1 egg 50g soft brown sugar 3 drops […]

By October 7, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

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