Slice of No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Icebox Cake on a plate with a fork

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Icebox Cake

What to do with a fridge full of berries, cream cheese and whipping cream leftover from a cooking class (did you know I’ve brought my classes online – details here) and a container of butter cookies I needed to re-test? Well, I figured I could make another batch of the no-bake Mixed Berry Cheesecake Trifle … Read more

Individual serves of No-Bake Mixed Berry Cheesecake Trifle served in a small glass dish

No-Bake Mixed Berry Cheesecake Trifle

It feels like I’ve been cooking up a storm these days… Because I’m running virtual cooking camp 3x week, it means I have to be organised at least a week in advance with recipes, some of which need tweaking or re-testing and a few of which I am still making videos for as part of … Read more

Slice of Mixed Berry Crumble Tart with ice cream

Mixed Berry Crumble Tart

Summer means berries! Every summer, no matter where I am I consume copious amounts of berries – mostly I buy them with the intention of baking with them but instead they get eaten before they make it to the kitchen! Last week I bought some berries which were quite firm and not ideal for eating … Read more

Dorie Greenspan Baking Chez Moi almond and berry gratins on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Almond and berry gratins

This week, for the Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi, we made what I think I’ll be making a lot of over the summer: berry “gratins”.  Typically associated with a savoury dish topped with cheese, this dessert version uses an pistachio cream for the crispy “gratin” part which is spread over the top … Read more

Kids pleating galette dough on eatlivetravelwrite.com

In the French kitchen with kids: Les Petits Chefs perfect mixed berry galettes!

This term the Petits Chefs are testing out some of the recipes from my cookbook and this week, we worked on something that I’ve made many times before with them boys – mini fruit galettes.  Galettes are one of my favourite “go to” items to make “when there’s’s nothing in the fridge“. Galette was my … Read more