Category Archives: Gluten Free Desserts

Recipe – Chocolate, Prune & Walnut Mousse

Chocolate and prunes were made for each other. This luscious mousse is adapted from a Patricia Lousada recipe and combines prunes with dark chocolate – and a few toasted walnuts are added for some unexpected crunch. Another sublime confection that … Continue reading

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Recipe – Mincemeat with Brandy

Mincemeat is a wonderful traditional Christmassy confection and one that if you knew how easy it was to make from scratch, you’d never buy it ready-made again. It’s stuffed with lots of dried fruits, candied citrus peel, nuts and brandy … Continue reading

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Recipe – Grilled Plums with Cinnamon, Brown Sugar & Amaretto

Stone fruits are so luscious at this time of year and I can’t get enough of them. Faced with a large bowl of ripe purple and yellow plums and lacking inspiration, I decided to simply grill them with a little … Continue reading

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Recipe – Frozen Berries with a Warm White Chocolate Sauce

Loosely adapted from a Patricia Lousada recipe that I combined with a happy error of mine, this is drop dead easy to make and turned out to be quite an elegant dessert when served on a pretty plate. Raspberries and … Continue reading

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Recipe – Candied Citrus Peel

Not exactly a dessert but these wonderful tangy little strips of crystallized citrus peel are simply divine served as a nibble with an espresso, or perhaps chopped and sprinkled onto cupcake frosting – or folded into cake and pancake batter … Continue reading

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Recipe – Carrot Halva

Making Indian desserts can be a bit time consuming but they aren’t complicated and don’t require particular skills. Notoriously sweet and fragrant, and designed to be eaten in small quantities, unlike your traditional slice of American pie or cake, they … Continue reading

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Recipe – Fresh Oranges in a Cranberry Caramel with Candied Cranberries

This refreshing dessert would be perfect for Valentine’s day. The cranberry caramel syrup has a lovely deep garnet color and quite an intense burnt-sugar-cranberry flavor that goes beautifully with fresh oranges – and you don’t need to use very much. … Continue reading

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