Would you look at this Mamma of a cake. Plenty for seconds!
Tips and little tricks, that’s what we love giving on Shared Kitchen!
Raise the bar – finish a tray of baked potatoes with lemon zest and a sprinkle of garam masala. Mmm.
Custard and cream. Oh yeah, who doesn’t love that!
Ilaria seems happy stirring. What’s she up to?
Cake making for dummies.
Pucker up no more – poach the little blighters in a wine syrup for a sweeter feijoa treat.
Capri is where I discovered this almond cake, sweet, nutty, chocolatey with a fresh note of lemon, an ingredient which the island is famous for. I’ve been making it a lot lately and it just gets better and better.
Mmmm … tender soft crumb meets nutty spicy topping. Add the heady whiff of feijoa, and, yep, you’ll be back for another slice …
Chocolate and peach, peach and chocolate … whichever way you say it, I want some!
Crunchy crumbs – just the thing to top fruit or sprinkle in a trifle!
Short sharp season. Get them while you can.
Great. You get to the end of a meal with friends. Everyone’s having a ball, and you can too, because dessert is all prepared and ready to go!
Toasty roasty coffeeish – that’s toasted hazelnuts! Here’s how to do it.
A little creative plating can help expensive berries feed many mouths … and it looks so festive!
Summer in a mouthful! Sweet, tangy, fruity, GORGEOUS!
Rock that stone fruit! Baking in a fruity white wine makes even unripe fruit taste half decent!
Got a bunch of too-firm nectarines, or fruit that makes your mouth pucker? Deal to them this way and you’ll be back for seconds.
Colourful, crunchy, juicy, tangy and with a balanced minty ginger bite, a bowl of fresh fruit salad is the perfect end to a summer’s meal.
Who has time to make sugared rose petals? I do. Come along to the cooking class and I will make them for you.
Look for tangy apricots, not sweet ones, because it is that tang that gives this tart the X-factor.
At least once in your life, make a batch of rich shortcrust pastry. You may just fall in love with it!
Could there be a better fruit combination than strawberries and mango? Doubt it.
I’m a fan of Louise Cake no matter what is in the centre, but I reckon lemon curd is a knock-out.
Mid-afternoon miseries? Talk about a wicked pick-me-up …