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  • Tropical fruit salad

    Tropical Fruit Salad with Thai Ginger Dressing

     Our weather is unbelievably hot at the moment, and being in the kitchen is not ideal.  So my favourite tropical fruit salad seemed the perfect thing to make for this weather.  There’s…

  • Happy Christmas

    Spiced Christmas Fruit Salad

    As the year draws to an end, I am so grateful to those of you who have supported me and followed my progress with Shades of Cinnamon.  Six months into my blogging,…

  • Home made Limoncello

    Limoncello

     Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur produced mainly in Italy near Naples, Sorrento  and the Amalfi Coast. Interestingly limoncello is not sour , partly due to the fact that there is no…

  • Parma ham and peach wrap

    Parma Ham, Pecorino and Peach Wrap

     This combination of wafer thin ham, pecorino cheese, juicy ripe peaches and fresh rocket leaves in a soft wrap is the perfect blend for a fresh and easy lunchtime meal.…

  • Warmed camembert and figs

    Warmed Camembert with Caramelized Figs

    Try this simple but stylish recipe to enjoy as a casual finger supper.  Its a winning combination of warm gooey cheese, toasted nuts and rosemary enfused honey with the sweet taste of…

  • Mixed Berry Salad

    Mixed Berry Salad

    Apart from this salad being unbelievably colourful and delicious , the juicy mixed berries in it deliver super-healthy antioxidants that have the power to protect your body from disease and slow down…

  • Baked Berry Cheesecake

    Baked Berry Cheesecakes

      These mouthwatering little cheesecakes make stunning individual desserts. They can be made ahead of time and decorated just before you serve them.…

  • Lemon Curd a taste of sunshine

    Lemon Curd

    Have you ever tasted sunshine? Well if not, try making this lemon curd. I have just returned from a month in Orange County, California, where fruit trees grow with ease on pavements…