Pesto Ice-cream, have I lost you completely now? Do you think I have lost the plot entirely, a savoury ice-cream, is she totally mad? No, dear reader my pesto ice-crream may well be savoury in nature but it makes a jolly good dessert and it’s definitely something different at a dinner party!
Desserts for summer tend to fall straight into the ice-cream and sugar packed creamy things variety. Yes they are lovely and I do make plenty of those, but sometimes something lighter is called for and my tutti fruity sugar free sorbet hits the spot perfectly. Sweet, spoonable delight and sugar free too.
Flummery (what a wonderful word) is an ancient recipe that has featured in Scottish feasts dating right back to the 15th century. It is an easy recipe but you will have to soak the oatmeal for 48 hours prior to making the dish so plan ahead.
Roast Figs with Honey and Orange, one of those desserts that is simplicity in itself yets tastes so damn good you’ll wonder why you haven’t been making this for years. It will instantly be on your favourite recipe list and a go-to for supper parties.
A deconstructed peach melba is so much more fun and grown-up than the usual peach half and a dollop of ice-cream that so many restaurants think does the job. My version is healthy, sugar free and just jolly damn tasty, the perfect end to a super supper.
Strawberry Chia Parfet is the perfect dessert for those looking for a healthy sugar free alternative to the usual sweet summer time puddings. The chia seeds are packed with protein and with the goodness of strawberries, almond milk, yogurt and almonds you really do have something heavenly and healthy too.
This dairy free and sugar free coconut and almond ice-cream is the perfect summer dessert for those who just can’t go the whole milk/cream route, are cutting back on refined sugar but still want their fix of summer time ice-cream. It is so tasty even those who aren’t on any sort of food restriction will…
Fig and feta tarts are the perfect way to end a summer time meal whether you are lucky enough to be eating outdoors or just sitting in the kitchen dreaming of sunshine. Figs and feta go together like the proverbial peas and carrots as Forrest Gump would say but they are a tad sweeter!