Margarita
A classic margarita is a refreshing tart drink, served over ice with salt crusting the rim of the glass. The total volume is only 120ml plus ice so a short "tumbler" type glass works well, or a mid sized cocktail...
Bees Knees Cocktail
This prohibition era cocktail only needs one spirit - gin, to make a delicious tipple. It has a sweet sour flavour profile and makes a great pre dinner drink, another bonus of the Bees Knees - it's sweetened with honey,...
Gin and Lemon Trifle
Trifle is great for an informal gathering or special event as it’s so easy to assemble. If making for a family dinner you could make in individual glasses (see tip below) and omit the gin from the kids ones. Ingredients...
Lemon Curd Microwave Method
Lemon varieties vary in their tartness and juiciness. A mild lemon like Meyer won’t require as much sugar as a tart variety like Lisbon. You can stir in additional sugar if required, microwave the mixture again for 30 seconds if...
Lemon Curd Krummeltorte Slice
I have made this recipe literally hundreds of times. Originally as a dessert in a 23-25 cm cake tin, these days I make it as a slice, resulting in way more serves from the recipe. You can assemble it either...
Lemon Berry Swirl Shortcake Bars
With its lemony curd layer on top, a tangy pop of raspberry and a melt in the mouth shortcake base, this easy slice is destined to be a citrus season favourite. You'll need around 3 juicy lemons. Ingredients 250g plain...
Raspberry, Apple and Lemon Sponge Pudding
Pretty and delicious, this dessert makes a little bit of berry go a long way. It’s easy enough for everyday but good enough for guests. Ingredients 50g butter 1 tbsp golden syrup ½ cup sugar 1 egg beaten 1 cup...
Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry with Cashews
This zingy lemon chicken is quick to prepare and very tasty. You can adjust the sharpness of the lemon to suit your own tastes. Serve the lemon chicken stir fry with fluffy white rice, try jasmine or basmati. Ingredients a...
Date and Orange Scones
Scones are quick and cheap to make, reasonably healthy and very filling. This recipe makes very light cakey scones due to the addition of an egg. Try all sorts of sweet and savoury versions. Scones are best eaten fresh, leftovers...
Lime Marmalade
When making Lime marmalade the usual marmalade ratio of equal quantities of sugar, water and fruit does not apply. The intense tartness of limes requires more sugar or the resulting marmalade will be unpleasantly bitter. You don't have to strain the...
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