Category Archive: Desserts

Almond and oat cookies with cranberries and white chocolate

January is almost over, but nonetheless: Happy 2019! Like everybody else, I tried to put together some new year’s resolutions, and one of them has been to blog a little bit more. Since… Continue reading

Dreams are made of Guinness (cake)

Not too long ago, I had breakfast with one of my friends, and as a little gift, he brought me a slice of his home-made Guinness cake. Ever since that day, I have… Continue reading

Heavenly dulce de leche brownies

Dulce de leche. Creamy, heavenly, without the stickiness of caramel or toffee. Brownies. Fudgy, moist, without the restriction of having just one. Dulce de leche brownies. The greatest gift of all. There are… Continue reading

WoF 2015: Persiana feast, the desserts

After a lot of mezze, and some superb mains, we had almost forgotten about dessert. What a travesty! Our bellies were so full that we decided to have a wee swadge before attempting… Continue reading

Wild Geese orange-creamy trifle-type dessert

So I don’t usually do desserts, as you can see from the sparse collection on The Swindian. But every now and then, I like to branch out, and this time the reason was this… Continue reading

Scrumptious Nutella and banana brownies

Ah, Nutella. The mother of all goodness. I used to eat it all the time when I was younger, but it’s been a long time since I had a jar in my cupboard.… Continue reading

A very special cranacake (for Burns Night)

It’s a little complicated. It’s a little tedious. We had a cream whipper, which made things a lot easier. But it is worth every second of preparation! We made the cake batter, raspberry… Continue reading

Whisky cream sauce with a hint of mustard (for Burns Night)

To see the full menu for Burns Night, click here. It’s very difficult for me to tell you what quantities to use for this one, as we just threw it all in the… Continue reading

Mummy G’s Apple Cake

I don’t often make desserts (as you can tell by the size of the dessert section on this blog!), but I do enjoy eating them. Mostly, I rely on my good friend The… Continue reading

Lemon meringue pie

Following on from the recipes for fried chicken and mashed potatoes, I will now share the glory that was the dessert at our Weekend of Food: lemon meringue pie. It was a hard… Continue reading

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