Tag: #cherry

St Peter’s Pool, chocolate and cherries

You can now follow my blog via Facebook I had to borrow the photo of St Peter’s Pool in the South of the island. An amazing place and a must to visit if you are here. And some more fun with these chocolates studded with cherries. They are tiny, just bite size and great as a treat but also look stunning on a table … Read More St Peter’s Pool, chocolate and cherries

‘.. no sincerer love than the love of food’ from the heart of the Mediterranean …. Fleshy Cherry Tart

The lightest, crispiest pastry encases fleshy fresh cherries and toasted flaked almonds enveloped in a good old-fashioned vanilla custard. The tart is topped topped with more cherries… food glorious food, no better way to capture the heart of a loved one … I use a deep 12 inch tart dish Heat the oven to 175 C For the Sweet Pastry: 320g flour 100 g … Read More ‘.. no sincerer love than the love of food’ from the heart of the Mediterranean …. Fleshy Cherry Tart

Chocolate Cherry Chubbies…. an Irish soda bread recipe

An old shop front in the City * I made these Chubbies a couple of weeks ago when I was working with Mrs Hennessy on a number of Irish recipes for a newspaper spread but did not feature them at the time. I used an Irish soda bread recipe and added chocolate and maraschino cherries. They are very! rustic in appearance, certainly not suitable … Read More Chocolate Cherry Chubbies…. an Irish soda bread recipe

Good old fashioned Peach and Cherry Sundae Tart ….

A great aunt who passed on to me so many good old fashioned recipes came to tea yesterday. I am going through a phase of making fruit tarts as I love the summer fruits available locally. Somehow tarts feel more summery than cakes. I decided to make a Peach Sundae Tart from a recipe she gave me and as I was finishing it off … Read More Good old fashioned Peach and Cherry Sundae Tart ….