desserts · recipes

Easy Date and Nut Tarts with Fresh Berries

If you love dates and nuts then this is a perfect recipe for you (and me) and a different slant on how you might enjoy this delicious combination. These sweet tarts are a delight to make and perfect sweet treats for family and friends… especially as Eid Al Adha is almost upon us.  Continue reading “Easy Date and Nut Tarts with Fresh Berries”

posts · store cupboard

Dukkah | A Blend of Nuts and Spices

dukkah-spice-blendDukkah is a middle eastern condiment that’s easy to make and a handy store cupboard condiment to have and made by mixing a variety of toasted ground nuts, seeds and spices. This recipe uses hazelnuts but there are recipes that use pistachio, macadamia, almonds or a blend of nuts. It really is one of those recipes that you can experiment with and make your own version. Continue reading “Dukkah | A Blend of Nuts and Spices”

baking · cakes · recipes

Pear and Amaretto Muffins with a Crumble Topping

Pear and Amaretto MuffinsI had mentioned in an earlier In my kitchen post that I would share a recipe for a Pear and Amaretto Loaf cake passed on to me by a friend. She had made this loaf cake when attending Leith’s cooking school. It was also suggested you could use the recipe to make muffins… which I have done. Continue reading “Pear and Amaretto Muffins with a Crumble Topping”