Recipes for desserts

Desserts, Pies, Tarts

French Apple Tart

French Apple Tart is a lovely dessert, with the soft apple slices on top of an apple sauce, with the crumbly and buttery pastry.  I found several good recipes, but opted for one on a favourite site   That site has a host of very nice recipes, and videos too.   I am never too […]

Cakes, Desserts

Black Forest Gateau

Harking back to the 1970s makes one think of a firm favourite of those days, Black Forest Gateau.  It was almost a staple of the diet in those days, served in almost every restaurant. Although it is not so popular these days that doesn’t mean that it isn’t a very tasty dessert. I took a […]

Desserts, Pies, Tarts

Tarte Au Sucre

It seems that Tarte Au Sucre, or Sugar Pie is different between France and Belgium and North Ameria. In France and Belgium, from the recipes I have read they tend to be a brioche type bread recipe, whereas in North America it appears that a shortcrust pastry is preferred.  For my attempt I found a […]


Traditional Bread Pudding.

Bread Pudding!  That is something that brings back memories of childhood.  Being a heavy, stodgy and sweet pudding, made, usually, from stale bread.  It is simply lovely.  I decided to make it, from as traditional a recipe as I could find.  I had to search around, since many recipes, particularly those from USA, which called […]

Desserts, Pies, Tarts

Tarte Tatin

When I first started this blog the very first item I mentioned was Tarte Tatin.  However I hadn’t anticipated doing a blog when I first tried the recipe, so I had no photograph to post.  I did promise to make it again, at some time and then post a photo. So today I did just […]