Category Archives: Dessert

Strawberries and cream cake

As the end of summer approaches here’s a delicious treat to remind you of all things summery right through the year. The sponge: 120g sugar 120g plain flour 4 eggs 20g melted butter Make a 7 inch round genoise sponge - … Continue reading

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Rose and pistachio parfait

The flavours in this parfait were inspired by the “Falooda” – a popular sundae-like Indian dessert. Served on a bed of vermicelli…. …. and a splatter of basil seeds…  … it is a perfect palate cooler after a selection of … Continue reading

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Steamed modak with passion fruit sauce

Another one for the Indian desserts project… Steamed rice flour dimsums with a sweet coconut and jaggery filling. Served with a dried pineapple slice, passion fruit and raspberry coulis.

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Apple and cinnamon rabdi

A rich and creamy Indian dessert, made fresh and fruity by a single Bramley apple! I’m serving mine with an apple crisp and a couple of caramel decorations

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Pineapple and semolina halva

… served with rum and raisin cream. A tangy and sweet halva with smooth rum and raisin cream. Perfect after fiery hot South Indian food!

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Indian desserts re-imagined

If I were to review all the Indian restaurants in the UK, I would have one common complaint – a lack of  choice and imagination in the desserts menu. Of all the delicious sweets from every region of the country, … Continue reading

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