Rhubarb & Ginger Cake

Not being a fan of rhubarb, (it’s the texture rather than the flavour I struggle with), finding palatable ways to use up the allotment rhubarb we inherited years ago is always a challenge. Rhubarb crumble, for example, is a definite no-no for me: it’s my food hell, and nothing else comes close! Continue reading “Rhubarb & Ginger Cake”

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St Émilion au Chocolat

A very simple and insanely good chocolate dessert, this is my variation of the inspirational Elizabeth David, whose books, many decades later, are never less than an joy to read. Essentially this is a top-notch chocolate mousse that is indulgent yet light textured; this might well be a retro dessert but, quite frankly, when something is this good it matters not one jot! Continue reading “St Émilion au Chocolat”

Simple Crab & Asparagus Tart

Wonderfully simple and very quick to prepare, this is a recipe in a similar vein to my salmon and asparagus tart, created with the aim of using the asparagus from my allotment in different ways. Continue reading “Simple Crab & Asparagus Tart”