Tag: fruit

coconut sticky rice with mango

coconut sticky rice with mango

Mangoes are so cheap at the moment. I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with mangoes. I love them green in a salad, I like them when they are a bit softer, not too ripe, sweet but still with a tang. But when they get really…

tapioca pudding

tapioca pudding

No, don’t say erk and run away…I know it sounds like boarding school and bad food, but it is delicious. I have bad memories of tapioca as a child and after eating this I don’t know why. This pudding is the last word in comfort…

white peach pastries

white peach pastries

I’m not a huge dessert person. Though I do like them, I don’t often make them. When faced with a choice at a restaurant I’d go savoury every time. But when I’m feeling a bit sick I always seem to gravitate towards something sweet. I’ve…

vanilla poached pears with orange caramel syrup

vanilla poached pears with orange caramel syrup

Pears are really cheap here at the moment, so I bought a couple of kilograms of Josephine dessert pears a week ago. Lots of eating out has meant that I haven’t used them as quickly as I thought and they’re now all ripening at once…