Zesty lime and coconut slice

Our lime tree has flourished over the last few years, so much so, that I need to use my limes for something other than just gin and tonics…not that there’s anything wrong with that! This coconut and lime slice is a beautiful blend of sour and sweet but if you can’t get hold of limes;…

Coconut and Macadamia Cheesecake 

It was Father’s Day last week, so of course my husband requested his usual celebratory evening meal consisting of chicken Parmigiana followed by cheesecake for dessert. He absolutely loves my classic no bake cheesecake with just a hint of lemon, but I decided to twist it up this time by adding another of his favourite…

Coconut Macaroons

I fancied making something a bit different this week. I’m usually a cake maker, but I decided that I wanted something uncake like but still sweet. So after a bit of internet research I stumbled upon these coconut macaroons. They’re light and moorish; they taste like a bounty bar and as a bonus they are…

Irish Cream Liqueur…Merry Christmas to one and all

I have been making this homemade liqueur over the last twenty years. It’s essentially a homemade Baileys, but in my opinion, so much better than the real thing! I usually make large batches as Christmas presents for family and friends. My sister especially likes this liqueur and one year drank a whole bottle in two…

Easy no-bake cheesecake

Make this easy and yummy no bake cheesecake which is smooth and creamy and truly scrumptious.