Sweet Things: Panettone French toast

Panettone, milk, egg, butter, fruit. Panettone French toast was our Boxing Day breakfast. Slice two panettone loaves, then dip into a milk and eggy mixture.   Fry in butter and serve with fruit – though actually, we served ours with sugared, grilled new season’s plums, fresh blueberries and yogurt. Alternatively, you could just thickly cover… [Read More]

Sweet Things: Tropical Fruit Salad

Pawpaw, sultanas (golden raisins), sugar, pistachios, maple syrup. Sometimes I get on a roll with colour. In this case, I spied some giant sultanas (golden raisins) while shopping. I was already thinking about praline so when I saw a large golden pawpaw, I knew what dessert was going to be: simple, smart, delicious. Peel and… [Read More]

Fruity with Alcohol

I was sorting the freezer yesterday and found some ice cream I had made. It was full of sweet treats – bits of chocolate, nuts and coconut. It was time for a reinvention though, as we had eaten it a couple of times. I decided I would experiment with making a fruit cake, so I… [Read More]