Strawberry Jam

A foolproof and easy Strawberry Jam recipe, great to make when strawberries are in season. Tips on how to make strawberry jam and which sugar to use when making jam.

glass of strawberry jam on marble plate

Strawberry Jam Recipe

A homemade strawberry jam is hard to beat. When strawberries are at their peak and, hence, cheap to buy, it’s hard not to buy a large tray of them to feast on as a sweet summer dessert.

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Strawberry Cobbler

Make the most of summer with this delicious Strawberry Cobbler, made with fresh strawberries and a lemon scone cobbler topping. So delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream!

strawberry cobbler in red pie dish

Strawberry Cobbler Recipe

It has been an extremely hot summer this year in Zurich. In fact, I feel like I am in Australia in the midst of their annual January heatwave, but minus the much-needed air-conditioning. Due to strict regulations in Switzerland governing energy consumption, the existence of air-conditioning is quite rare and reserved mostly for supermarkets and shopping centres.

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Strawberry Shortcake Cakes

These mini Strawberry Shortcake Cakes have a light, fluffy (dairy-free) sponge filled with a mascarpone cream filling and fresh strawberries. A great recipe to enjoy in summer with seasonal strawberries.

strawberry shortcake cakes on wire rack

The following post is sponsored by Lindt & Sprüngli AG, but the content and opinions are my own.

As a mother to two young toddlers, my idea of the perfect Mother’s Day would start with a few extra hours in bed, preceded, of course, by an uninterrupted full night of sleep the evening before 😉 Upon waking up peacefully to a room filled with natural light, as opposed to the noisy demands of a grumpy child who desperately needs her Hello Kitty doll at 4 am (which, by the way, was sitting on said child’s pillow), I think breakfast in bed would be my idea of heaven.

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Vanilla Sponge Cake with Mascarpone Frosting

This light and fluffy Vanilla Sponge Cake with Mascarpone Frosting is elegant and simple, and the cake itself is dairy-free. Top with any seasonal fruits of your choice, such as strawberries, raspberries, or even a mix of fruits. 

vanilla sponge cake with mascarpone frosting on cake stand

Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas celebration and a wonderful start to 2017. What are your New Years’ resolutions?

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Rhubarb and Strawberry Crumble

An easy recipe for Rhubarb and Strawberry Crumble with step-by-step photos. Delicious served warm with a scoop of ice-cream, or even cold the next day at breakfast!

rhubarb and strawberry crumble in baking dish with spoon

Rhubarb and Strawberry Crumble

I think a fruit crumble would have to be my favourite dessert of all time. A simple apple crumble was one of the first things I learnt how to make in my cooking classes at school and I have fond memories of recreating this dish as a young child, faithfully following the recipe in my Day to Day Cookery book (a standard textbook used in Australian schools in home economic classes).

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