Cross section of Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake Icebox Cake.

Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake Icebox Cake

When the weather is stinking hot and you’re invited to dinner in a friend’s backyard and you’ve promised to bring a dessert, you look for something that doesn’t involve turning your oven on. If you’re still in Covid restrictions and weekend shopping can sometimes involve lining up (in aforementioned stinking heat) and you just don’t … Read more

Spring Avocado and Berry Salad from Everyday Dorie on a white plate.

Cook the Book Fridays: Spring Avocado and Berry Salad from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and was a great lunch option for me during online teaching this week! Though it’s got a lot going on (berries, grapefruit, avocado, pink peppercorns, cilantro, basil) if you have all the ingredients on hand, it comes together very … Read more

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

mini strawberry tarts from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Mini Strawberry Tarts (tartelettes aux fraises)

This week the Petits Chefs made a mini version of one of my favourite recipes from In the French kitchen with kids: Tarte aux Fraises. Over the years, the boys in my clubs have learned that for our one-hour sessions together, minifying recipes is sometimes what’s needed in order to complete  them in the time … Read more

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a fun take on a strawberry shortcake that I absolutely loved (because it was delicious but also because it was minified 🙂 ) Dorie says: These are the kind of cookies that make you want to check that there’s champagne in the fridge […] The … Read more