Quick breakfast muffins with berries

175g of self-raising flour 130 g of caster sugar 2 medium eggs 2 tbsp of vegetable oil 150ml of natural yogurt 100g of berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries chopped into slices/pieces) grated lemon cest(optional) Preheat the oven to 200 C. Line a muffin tin with paper-cases. Place all the ingredients(except the berries) in a bowl and…

Amaretti-cacao baked peaches

6 large peaches(ripe) 180 g amaretti 1 egg yolk 1 tb sp unsweetened cocoa powder 30 g butter 2 tb sp icing sugar for dusting Cut every peach in two(skin on).Remove their stones and hollow them out just a little using a small spoon. Save the scooped-out flesh. Preheat the oven to 170 °C Combine…

Apple-oatmeal cookies. Autumn issue.

  135 g unsalted butter, softened 135g soft light brown sugar 1 large egg 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 190 g plain flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/4tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 your favourite big autumn harvest apple 60g rolled oats   Preheat the oven to 170 ºC. Line two baking trays with baking…

Fresh and tasty raspberry coulis

This easy delicious fruit sauce is out of value if you want to add a fresh flavour  to any  dessert. It is perfect pair for a rich chocolate cake, vanilla ice-cream or a lemon cheesecake. To make 300 ml: 350g fresh raspberries 3 tbsp caster sugar 2 tsp fresh orange(or lemon) juice Put the raspberries, sugar,…

Apricot jam – bottle up summer

1,35 kg apricots 2 tbsp lemon juice 1,35 sugar Summertime rolls around and you can benefit from it! I love bottling up this sunny season and enjoying it on toast during winter… SO, let’s take orange-gold color smooth apricots. Halve and stone them. Put the apricots, lemon juice and 300 ml water into a large…

White chocolate mini-tarts

The Pastry: 250g plain flour 125 g butter 3 tbsp caster sugar 1 large egg The filling: 200g white chocolate 450 g mascarpone cheese 150 ml double cream For the topping: 200g strawberries 200g raspberries icing sugar Place the flour, chilled butter, sugar into a food processor and pulse until it resembles breadcrumbs. Add the…

Say “Yes” to fruit mousse

If you want to stay fresh after dessert you have to choose mango-orange mousse. 2 large mangoes grated zest and juice of 1 orange 2 tsp powdered gelatine 60 g powdered sugar pinch of salt 1 egg white 150 ml double cream Halve mangoes,peel away the skin, remove the stone. Set aside 1 quarter.Put the…