Lemon & Basil Posset with a Citrus Jelly

Lemon & Basil Posset with a Citrus Jelly

For the lemon & basil posset: 300ml double cream 10 fresh basil leaves 75g caster sugar finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon ½  vanilla pod split lengthways   For the citrus jelly: 3g leaf gelatine 65g water 35g sugar 50ml grapefruit juice 50ml orange juice 2...
Featured Recipe – Chocolate Vienesse Whirls

Featured Recipe – Chocolate Vienesse Whirls

An extra indulgent snack with the addition of dark chocolate ganache and salted caramel but perfect with a hot drink. For those who like a challenge, the recipe is great fun to make.   Ingredients:   Chocolate Ganache: 300ml whipping cream 250g dark...
Seasonal Recipe – Easter Simnel Cake

Seasonal Recipe – Easter Simnel Cake

A Simnel Cake is a light fruit cake, which has become a tradition to be eaten at Easter time. The 11 balls of marzipan used to decorate the top are believed to represent the apostles – minus Judas! To create an extra rich and moist cake, we marinate the fruits...
Seasonal Recipe – Fudge Doughnuts

Seasonal Recipe – Fudge Doughnuts

These are a local favourite in Fife. Doughnuts have become very fashionable again in recent years, with hundreds of different flavours, toppings, shapes and sizes. For me, the fudge doughnut will always be the king of the doughnuts.   Fudge Doughnuts Recipes:    ...
Seasonal Recipe – Maple Mince Pie Truffles

Seasonal Recipe – Maple Mince Pie Truffles

Maple Mince Pie Truffles   Our favourite new Christmas chocolates are our Maple Mince Pie Truffles. We teamed up with Maple From Canada to create this seasonal special. Maple syrup is one of my favourite ingredients and I am already eating far too many of these!...
Featured Recipe – Arlette Biscuits

Featured Recipe – Arlette Biscuits

Though they are simple to make, it takes a little bit of practice to perfect them. When they are made right, if you hold them up to the light, you should be able to see the spiral running through it. This biscuit is great with a cup of coffee but can also be used as a...