Sweet Recipes

I’m not a dessert cook, so when I make sweet recipes they need to be quick and easy. It’s nice to end a meal with a simple dessert or produce something delicious to serve with coffee when friends drop by. Sweet treats make great gifts too. Here are some of my favourite easy sweet recipes.

Crema Catalana
Affogato (Ice Cream drowned in coffee)

Italian Sweets

Despite great regional diversity, northern Italy and southern Italy are united by passion for simple, seasonal food. Here are my favourite Italian recipes.

Chocolate Mousse

French Sweets

Vive La France! From bistro classics to lesser-known regional dishes from Provençe, Alsace and the Basque. Here are my favourite French recipes.

Gulab Jamuns

Asian Sweets

Here are my favourite Asian recipes, from herb-driven southeast Asian dishes and India’s heady spices to China and Japan’s unique cuisines.

Orange Almond & Yoghurt Cake - with Orange & Date Salad & Creme Fraiche

Middle Eastern Sweets

The food of Turkey, the Levant, Gulf States and North Africa have a lot in common. Here are some of my favourite recipes from around the Middle East.

Classic Pavlova

Aussie Sweets

Australian cuisine is a melting pot of influences from around the world combined with beautiful produce to create modern Australian recipes.

Eton Mess

British Sweets

The British Isles have a wealth of authentic recipes from the cuisines of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Here are my favourite British recipes.

Pecan Pie with Maple Cream - made with Carême Vanilla Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

American Sweets

Here are a few of my favourite recipes from The Americas: Canadian, North American, Central and South American, and Caribbean recipes.

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies (5)

Baked Sweets

Baking is easy with a little guidance and foolproof recipes. Cakes, bread, pies, tarts, slices, biscuits & crumbles – here are my favourite baking recipes.

Butterscotch Cookies

Biscuits & Slices

There’s nothing quite like a homemade biscuit when friends drop by. Call them bickies, cookies or slices, you’ll love these easy recipes and so will your guests.

Carrot Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting


There’s something so satisfying about bringing a freshly baked cake out of the oven. Simple or elaborate, here are some of my favourite cake recipes.

Ice Cream Christmas Pudding (Ice Cream Christmas Pudding)

Frozen Treats

Ice cream, parfait, sorbet, gelato, granita and sherbet. Here are some of my favourite ice cream recipes and recipes for other frozen treats.

Hazelnut and Butterscotch Pull-aparts

Nut Recipes

Nuts are rich in nutrients, flavour and texture – and so versatile! Here are some of my favourite sweet recipes using almonds, walnuts, pecans, chestnuts and more.

Saffron Poached Pears

Fruit Recipes

Fruit is colourful, juicy, great-tasting and good for you! Sweet or sour, in savoury dishes or desserts, here are some of my favourite fruit recipes.

Caramelised Baked Strawberries

Berry Recipes

Fresh, baked, doused in booze, churned into ice cream or simmered into a jam, who doesn’t love strawberries, raspberries and other delicious berry recipes?

Orange Almond & Yoghurt Cake - with Orange & Date Salad & Creme Fraiche

Citrus Recipes

Citrus adds a fresh note to so many dishes, sweet and savoury. Here are some of my favourite citrus recipes using lemon, lime, orange and more.

Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate makes everything better! From a decadent Italian hot chocolate to the best brownies ever, here are some of my favourite chocolate recipes.

Mocha Self-saucing Pudding

Coffee Sweets

From a creamy affogato or sweet iced Vietnamese coffee to a warming mocha pudding or icy coffee granita. Here are some of my favourite coffee recipes.

No-bake Cheesecake with Passionfruit Topping

Cheese Recipes

From making simple fresh cheese to dishes using a vast range of European, Asian and Australian cheeses, here are some of my favourite cheese recipes.

Creme Caramel - Classic French Desserts

Egg Recipes

Eggs are so versatile, adding texture, flavour and depth to dishes. Hen eggs, duck eggs, quail eggs, we love them all. Here are some of my favourite egg recipes.

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