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Dessert

Chocolate Pavlova with Cherries and Orange

July 13, 2015

ChocPavlova

Pavlova is one of those desserts that can be whipped up in minutes, yet always tastes like you slaved over it all day. I love them for that very reason, plus eggs are available year round and you can vary the topping with fresh seasonal fruits. I feel like this summer is flying by so speedy desserts like this are just what I need. Continue Reading…

Treats

Citrus and Herb Popsicles

July 1, 2015

OrangePopsicles-2

As I look out at the cobalt blue sky and our burnt yellowed lawn I find it hard to believe it’s still early summer. We have had a crazy hot month here in Seattle, and it already feels like the middle of August. It’s been a constant battle to water all out veggies but I am not complaining. It’s been balmy and so wonderful to be able to dine al fresco in the sunshine every day. As cherries are in season right now, I have made a few batches of my Cherry Frozen Yogurt Popsicles, but recently I have been craving something citrusy and refreshing. Continue Reading…

Treats

Chocolate Brownie Pies

December 13, 2014

Christmas Brownie Pies

I sometimes find it hard to believe that I have been living here in Seattle for over 2 years! I think I have assimilated well. I probably speak more like an American-when I go to the grocery store, I say cart instead of trolley for one!  I celebrate American holidays, and have forgotten all about those countless European bank holidays ;) I eat American – now that I know where to find all the great local produce, there is little I miss – with exception of Irish cheese and dairy. Continue Reading…

Dessert

Chocolate Orange Souffle

November 15, 2014

Chocolate Orange Souffle

These gooey chocolate and orange soufflés are sinfully delicious. So many chocolate soufflés are made with cocoa, but these ones are made with real chocolate, cream and some boozy Cointreau. Continue Reading…

Dessert

Sweet Baby Yorkshire Puddings

November 7, 2014

Sweet Baby Yorkshire Puddings

We were eating Sunday lunch, and enjoying some roast beef and Yorkshire puddings, when the brainwave came to me. Yorkshire Puddings shouldn’t be just served as a savory side, when they have the potential to be the best dessert ever. Continue Reading…

Breakfast

Blueberry and Orange Scones

September 7, 2014

Blueberry and Orange Scones

Here in the states most people call scones, ‘biscuits’, which I find confusing because biscuits are cookies to me! I’ve also noticed that biscuits (scones) are usually savory here and served with chicken and meat. Continue Reading…