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Weekend Recipe: Fig and Honey Frangipane Tartlets

I must admit that it was only relatively recently that I discovered the joy of fresh figs. Naturally I was familiar with them from the classic Jacob’s Figroll, a staple in the biscuit box when I was growing up! But a fresh fig is a very different creature so if you haven’t tried one yet I would certainly encourage that you do so. They are in …

Weekend Recipe – Nutella Brownies

Starting today and continuing every Friday from now on I will share a recipe which will hopefully inspire you to grab your apron and do some weekend baking! I mentioned in a previous post that baking with chocolate can be tricky and this recipe developed out of a brownie baking disaster – every cloud has a silver lining! If you want to be extra popular amongst …

Meringue Kisses – with a twist(er)

  The minute I purchased my Twister heeled shoes – more info here – I knew that I would use them for some baking inspiration! The research began in earnest and for the past month or so I have been under the illusion that the green part of a Twister ice-cream is pear flavored. It seems that I was ill-informed, it’s actually lemon and lime …

Raspberry and Pistachio Eclairs

I have very fond memories of éclairs from my childhood. There was a tea and cake shop called ‘The Cafe’ in town, where Miss Courtney’s Tearooms is now for anyone familiar with Killarney. During the summer holidays I used go there with my Mom and our neighbour Hannah after we had finished our shopping (Thursday was always shopping day!) We would order a stand full of all sorts …

Banoffee Pie

If you’re a major Great British Bake Off fan like me then you are experiencing a wide range of positive emotions – excitement, joy and generally extra smiliness! I really do love it, it makes me so happy to watch it! Roll on 8pm! With the bake off back tonight I thought it apt to share my latest recipe with you today.