New Improved Chocolate Cheesecake

I always try to make necessity into an opportunity and a new version of this recipe came about because I can’t get hold of the Cremovita whippable soya cream any more. My suppliers tell me it’s been withdrawn. How true this is, I don’t know, but the fact remains that I can’t get hold of […]

Un-baked Chocolate Cheesecake

This, I think, even surpasses my tiramisu recipe. It makes a stunning centrepiece for a dinner party, it feeds at least 12, and it’s so low-tech that I’ve even made it while camping. If you tend to be on holiday when a family celebration occurs and most people would go out and buy a cake, […]

Good News!

Good news! I’ve just been in my nearest large Tesco’s and they have safe value digestive biscuits again. No milk anywhere. It is only the blue and white value ones, NOT their red packet own brand ones, NOR the Tesco’s Finest. Neither of those is safe. However, the value ones are fine and we now […]

Dairy Free Biscuits

I am currently playing around with an unbaked cheesecake recipe and to this end I have been investigating the availability of dairy free biscuits for the base. While I like baking biscuits very much, I find I’m much less enthusiastic if I know I’m baking them simply in order to crush them up for crumbs. […]

Lemon Vanilla Cheesecake

This is a simple recipe which is easy to prepare and looks impressive – always a good combination!

For this recipe you will need an 8″ / 20 cm diameter sandwich tin and a food processor. The tin needs to be at least 1½” / 3 cm deep to give you a reasonable depth of […]