Category Desserts And Baking

Lemon Mousse Recipe – Happy Birthday Joy!

A few months ago I did a drop off dinner for a Jewish client, Joy.  Since then she has begged me for the recipe for the dessert.  As anyone who visits my blog can tell, I am a very sporadic blogger – as much as I love writing and sharing, I suffer from major overthinking and by the time I have something to write about, I’ve moved on to the next thing.  Today is Joy’s birthday, so I’m not going to ignore her request any longer and finally I’m sharing the recipe.  Thank you for being so patient Joy!

The main course was roast lamb and veg, and Joy requested a light dessert to follow it.  She suggested a lemon mousse, which would go down well after a rich meal.  Being for a Jewish client, I could not mix meat and dairy in the meal and I searched the internet for non-dairy mousses...

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Discover Miele – Gluten Free Pancakes with Berry infused Greek Yoghurt

Today is 47 days before Easter, and I know that because this morning I woke up and wondered what Shrove Tuesday was all about.

I decided to wikipedia (verb: the act of online research) it, and discovered that Shrove Tuesday is also known as Fat Tuesday, and traditionally pancakes are eaten on this day.  Hence it is also known as Pancake Day.  Why pancakes? Because they were a good way to use up rich foods like eggs, milk and sugar before the fasting period of Lent.  Lent begins tomorrow, on Ash Wednesday, and continues for 40 days.

This tradition of Shrove Tuesday is observed worldwide in one form of festivity or the other.  In some countries it is known as Fat Tuesday, where feasting takes place prior to the sacrificial fasting of Lent...

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