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Baked peaches with ricotta

Try this tasty low-fat dessert which makes use of seasonal peaches.

Chill out with this luscious dairy-free and gluten-free ice-cream cake – it’s the perfect indulgence on a hot summer day!

Fuzzy party fruit

Fuzzy party fruit

Chocolate Ganache

“This is a rich, dark chocolate topping or decoration that has lots of uses. It can be whipped as filling or icing, or just poured over whatever cake you like.”

French Apple Tart

“My mother used to cook this for us all, usually to go with Sunday dinner. I was hooked. Haven’t had it in ages and I was wanting to bake something special for a special someone so I asked mum for the recipe. Tried it out today, and it’s just as I remember. The thing that makes it for me is the frangipane. Hope you like it as much as me.”

Paris-Brest

“I love the classics. This is a spectacular confection! Named for a bicycle race run between the two cities of Paris and Brest, this wheel-shaped pastry of choux paste is hands down impressive. The classic version is made with a praline-flavored center but this pastry cream version is just as tasty.”

Lemon Madeleines

Good tea cookies

“I make this recipe for the holidays. It is the only pie that is gone at the end of the night. I use high-quality chocolate chips; they are easier to melt. You can use milk or semi sweet chips. You can use any ready made or cooked pie crust.”

Cream Puffs

“Puff pastry with a custard cream filling. Garnish with melted chocolate or a dusting of confectioners’ sugar.”

“Chocolate lined ramekins filled with absolutely sinful creme brulee. Top with fresh berries when in season. Perfect for that special dinner, but easy enough to make everyday!”