Tag: fruit

Fruit Galette

With summer in full swing, indulging in the sumer fruit bounty is an absolute joy. Beautiful stone fruit, colourful berries and that all too short season of cherries abound at markets, supermarkets and street vendors. This Fruit Galette hopes to capture all that summer in a delicious mouthful. I’ve been trying to make the most of the season and in between all the eating have been freezing piles of fruit. My favourite has been to freeze cherries and enjoying them…

Festive Frangipane

This delicious Boozy Festive Frangipane looks rather homely and innocent but is rich, decadent, so comforting and is my modern take on the usual fruited Xmas pudding. It has a layer of rich almond frangipane, topped with fruit that were soaked in brandy and coffee liqueur and baked with some fresh apple and berries, then topped with an almond crumble and baked again. I saw a version of this pudding made with autumn fruit in the October issue of Delicious…

Apricot Clafoutis

I have been wanting to make Clafoutis for ages. The classic french dessert made with fresh cherries. Which is fine and dandy until you see the price of fresh cherries. Then you have to think of a plan B. Thankfully the traders in the city have started to sell the season’s first apricots and when I saw the piles of apricots the other day, I knew I wanted to bake them in this sweet flan like batter and make an…

I am taking a huge liberty to call this Sangria but “punch” and “iced tea” just does not have the same ring to it. And with the immense heat the last few days and the Rand/Euro exchange rate forcing us all to stay at home I think I can get away with borrowing a name from Portugal and Spain. As it does take some time to chill the tea it might be a good idea to do that the night…

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