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For full recipe details simply click on the link below – and please contact me if you have any queries.  My aim is to share with you recipes that are simple, seasonal and delicious – I hope you enjoy them too.  Diane Hart

Lemon, Almond and Ricotta Cake

Baklava – Sweet Filo, Nut Pastries
Barm Brack – Cold Tea Fruit Cake
Beetroot Brownies (River Cafe Recipe)
Bread, quick and easy
Bread, ‘slow’ and low gluten
Carrot and Sultana Cake with Banana Icing
Chocolate Hazelnut Cake – (flourless and gluten-free)
Chocolate Macadamia Brownies
Coconut and Lime Syrup Cake
Creme Caramel 
Christmas Cake – Last Minute
Crostata – Rustic Fruit Pie
Danish Apple Cake
Fruit Cake – Best Ever
Greek Lemon Yoghurt Cake
Hibiscus Flower Tea
Hotcakes – Berry and Ricotta
Hummingbird Cake with Passionfruit Frosting 
Lemon, Almond and Ricotta Cake (flourless and gluten-free)
Lemon Verbena Shortbread
Lime-Papaya Meringue Pie
Mango Cream Tart
Meringues, individual fruit and cream
Pastry (easy shortcrust recipe, go to Sorrel Tart recipe)
Peach Ice Cream
Peach Cake
Muhallabia – Middle Eastern Milk Pudding (gluten free)
Orange and Almond Cake (flourless and gluten-free)
Orange-Flavoured Ricotta Cheesecake
Pear Upside-Down Cake
Pineapple and Cardamom Cake
Poached Oranges in Honey Syrup
Poached Pears
Ricotta Cheesecake – Italian style
Sticky Date Cake
Sticky Pear and Almond Cake 
Strawberry Bruschetta 
Tamarillos, poached
Toffee Apple Upside-Down Cake
Yeast Cake (Tamarillo/Rhubarb)

Kasundi – spiced tomato chutney