Strawberry & Rose Popsicles

Think chocolate dipped strawberries. One of my must-haves when I travel are the Godiva dipped strawberries.  This recipe brings back those memories, with a subtle hint of rose added for good measure. Strawberry & Rose Popsicles 2 cups milk 1 cup cream 1/8 tsp vanilla bean powder 2 3/4 cup chopped strawberries 2/3 cup castor […]


Have you even been to Istanbul, if you haven’t sampled Kanafeh! I couldn’t resist, it’s our second day here, I decided to give it a go. I’m no Kanafeh expert, so I turned to Google for answers, it’s all about the cheese it seems, I wanted to have the stringy cheese experience so I went […]

Turkish Delight Pannacotta

The closest we are going to get to Turkey RN, so pack your hand luggage & let’s go ✈️. This gorgeous, multilayered Turkish Delight Pannacotta has a raspberry rose jelly topping which balances the sweetness of the pannacotta, topped with strawberry pashmak and rose buds, it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.  Let’s talk about […]

Rose & Strawberry Charlotte

  Romantic and delicate, this ‘Rose and Strawberry Charlotte’ is delightful. I’m always inspired by my travels, on my most recent trip to Paris with my sister, we couldn’t resist bringing back these Biscuit Rose de Reims (Pink Biscuit of Reims), despite having zero space in our luggage. Aneesa lugged these in her hand, making […]

Lemon Petit Fours

Lemon Petit Fours I’ve been making these petit fours for a good few years,  not my favourite sweet treat to make, but definitely a crowd pleaser.  The recipe I’ve always used is adapted from Peggy Porschen,  it has multiple components and I recommend you start a few days before you need to serve these.  The […]

Rosewater, Coconut & Cardamom Macaron Ice Cream

3 egg yolks 300ml cream 285ml coconut milk 115g castor sugar 2 Tblsp rosewater  1/2 tsp ground cardamom In a saucepan heat coconut milk, cream and cardamom together. In a bowl whisk together sugar and egg yolks, pour the warm milk mix into the eggs and then return to the saucepan.  Cook to 85C or […]

Turkish Delight Pops

I absolutely adore chocolate and combined with Middle Eastern flavours, I am in dessert heaven. Turkish Delight (or Lokum) dates back more than 230 years, making it one of the oldest sweet dishes in the world.  I used a rose flavored Turkish delight in this ice cream, swirled in some chopped pistachios and then dipped […]