Tag: Desserts

White Serving Bowl with Red Wine Poached Pears & Recipe for Red Wine Poached Pears
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Spiced Red Wine Poached Pears

Saturday mornings in late October and November means a trip to Riley Park Farmer’s Market in search of seasonal fruits and vegetables. The colours are awesome! With a backdrop of the Coast Mountains and occasionally having received a snowfall, it’s simply gorgeous!  I’ve always poached pears in white wine, but decided to change things using […]

Red Wine Cherry Sauce, Shown s a Topping for Panna Cotta
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Red Wine Cherry Sauce

An absolutely terrific sauce for Pannacotta or ice-cream or whatever else might come to mind! I think I’ll give it a try on waffles along with yogurt! You will need to use frozen pitted cherries, either your own or bought instead of fresh so as to get the juice needed. The sauce can be served […]

Sticky Toffee Puddings with Ice-cream, London, England, also recipe for Sticky Toffee Puddings
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Sticky Toffee Puddings

Another of the “pudding” discoveries made while we were on vacation in London! We liked it so much that I’ve made them for dessert on Christmas Day. They can be made ahead, or even frozen. Even the sauce can be made ahead or frozen! Just so you know, buy the Muscovado sugar; regular brown sugar […]

Anne's Apple Crisp, Mom's Bowl, Ice Cream
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Anne’s Apple Crisp

A favourite old fashioned dessert but just as good as it always was! Anne gave me this recipe ages ago, who knows where it comes from. I got to use our own apples to make it! Great with ice-cream! Makes 4 – 6 Servings For The Crisp: 4 apples, peeled, cored & sliced ¼” thick […]

English Lemon Tart with Blueberries and Tea
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English Lemon Tart

Continuing my” research” on tarts, perhaps to the detriment of some waistlines but for a really good cause! We love lemon and fruit desserts in our house neither of us are big into chocolate for some reason, besides, it’s a good way to get my husband to eat fruit. I know what you’re thinking, what […]