Archive for Desserts - page 5

Thai Banana Split

My take on a banana split is a little off the beaten path. In fact I went all the way to Thailand for this one.

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Moorish Biscotti

Perfect to serve in the morning with coffee or as a late afternoon treat and it keeps well for weeks.

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The Victoria Sponge

Yesterday was a big day. Someone turned 40 – now I’m not going to name names, because age is a touchy issue with us ladies, but let’s just say that you do know her…

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Rhubarb: A Crumble or a Squash?

What a dilemma. In the course of one week I had two great rhubarb recipes land in my lap. But since I had recently done a squash, and I didn’t have enough rhubarb to make both recipes, I shelved the squash and settled on the crumble.

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Maria’s Mandarin Mousse

So, it seems my visit to Cyprus coincided with the end of mandarin season. They were everywhere I turned, and I wasn’t complaining. There’s just something special about that flavour – distinctive and refreshing – that kicks a boring old orange’s butt any day. On…

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Mom’s Apple Cake

They say that memory is most closely linked to our sense of smell. This must be true, because nothing brings back the memory of my mother like the smell of apple cake baking in the kitchen.

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Z’s ‘Happy Biscuits’

Do you know what an Uncle Seth’s is? If the answer is yes, then you are likely either from Seattle or have spent time there. Uncle Seth’s are those enormous shortbread-like cookies with trademark pink frosting that you will find at just about any coffee…

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Strawberry and Lime Margarita Cheesecake Trifle

Who doesn’t like cheesecake? Well me, for one. But it’s hubby’s favourite and since it was hubby’s birthday yesterday, it’s what I planned to make. Fate, however, had another plan.

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