Category Archives: Desserts

Traditional Christmas Cake on TV3

  Watch the clip on TV3 here and see the recipe below! Traditional Christmas Cake This is a traditional cake that matures nicely with “feeding” which means adding a little alcohol (we are using sherry) every week or so. It’s best to make this at least 4 weeks before Christmas as the flavour mellows and the […]

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Slow Braised Beef Cheeks and Chocolate, Orange & Amaretti Cake on TV3

Watch the Beef Cheeks here and the Chocolate, Orange & Amaretti Cake here

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Sunday AM, TV3: Chermoulla Baked Hake, Lime Yogurt & Tabbouleh and Lemon Polenta Cake with Candied Pistachios

I did some lovely, light easy recipes from our popular Taste of North Africa & the Middle East Class on Sunday AM this week. Click here to watch Chermoulla Baked Hake with Lime Yogurt & Tabbouleh and here to watch Lemon Polenta Cake. Click here for all the recipes in full.

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Easter Weather FoodCast on LMFM-Roast Leg of Lamb & Simnel Cake

It feels like Spring is in the air! The daffs and crocuses in our garden are in full bloom and the evenings are getting longer. I love this time of year and Easter always feels like a real turning point in the seasons. Enjoy this fantastic Roast Garlic & Rosemary Leg of Lamb with Rich […]

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White Chocolate & Raspberry Cupcakes

White Chocolate & Raspberry Cupcakes Ingredients: 175g Plain Flour 110g Caster Sugar 110g Butter, softened 50ml Milk 2 Eggs ½ tsp Vanilla Extract 1 tsp Baking Powder 55g White Chocolate, chopped 100g fresh Raspberries, chopped For the Buttercream Icing: 150g Butter, softened 150g Icing Sugar To flavour: any type of extract you wish such as […]

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Cooking with Kids! Lemon Meringue Swirls

Welcome to our first recipe in our new series, Cooking with Kids! These are really easy and delicious treats that the kids will love. A big thanks to Ramona Farrelly & Irish Country Living magazine for these images. Meringue Swirls with Lemon Curd and Cream Ingredients: 2 egg whites A pinch of salt 150g of caster […]

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DIY Traditional Christmas Cake Class,TV3’s Saturday AM- 3 parts

It’s always nice to get an early start on making your traditional Christmas Cake. This year, we are holding our first ever DIY Christmas Cake class where all you have to do is bring along your cake tin and bring home your cake, ready to bake.  We will have all your ingredients and equipment and […]

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Gluten Free Lemon & Mint Polenta Cakes in Irish Country Living Magazine

These are gorgeously moist cakes. I love making them in a variety of shapes and sizes which look gorgeous for a smart afternoon tea. They are lovely summery, light cakes and I have just simply garnished them with edible flowers from the garden. (Makes approx. 10 depending on the size of your cake papers or […]

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TV3’s Late Lunch Live & Gluten Free Lemon & Mint Polenta Cakes

These little cakes are a cinch to make and are perfect for those following a gluten free diet. Watch the recipe here

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Valentine’s Day Menu: Dessert of Passionfruit & Mango Tartlets

This is a really easy and quick dessert to make but is surprisingly satisfying at the same time ! I love the contrast between the tartness of the cinnamon greek yoghurt and the almond flavoured biscuits. These tartlets can be made in mini tart tins but I am serving them in tall, pretty glasses here. […]

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