Pistachio Amaretti Cookies

I love Amaretti Biscuits and I love pistachios so why not combine the two. These pistachio Amaretti's are soft and chewy and have been rolled in chopped pistachios for a little crunch, for an alternative you can always roll them in a mixture of icing sugar and caster sugar. They are quick and easy to … Continue reading Pistachio Amaretti Cookies

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Pistachio Financiers

Financiers are little French cakes traditional made with egg whites, ground almonds, icing sugar and a little flour, today they are made with different ground nuts like hazelnuts and pistachios, like this financier recipe. Financiers were original called 'Visitandines' as they were created by nuns from the Visitation Order in the East of France, the … Continue reading Pistachio Financiers

Pate Sucree (Sweet Pastry) with Pistachio

Pâte Sucrée (a classic French sweet pastry) a rich buttery, sweet, delicate pastry, that melts in the mouth. The French certainly know how to make their pastry, this pastry is so versatile you can use it to make so many different things: Tarts and Tartlets - which you can use with a variety of fillings … Continue reading Pate Sucree (Sweet Pastry) with Pistachio

Pistachio Madeleines

This Madeleine recipe is the reason I made some pistachio paste the other month. The thought of making and eating these small french pistachio cakes was just heavenly, as I love pistachios, maybe just nuts in general but this is one of my favourites. I have baked Madeleine's before, I tried the Hairy Bikers Madeleine … Continue reading Pistachio Madeleines

Healthy Homemade Granola

This is my go to recipe when making healthy granola!! You can make it anyway you like, or if you have some nuts or dried fruit you need using up chuck them in. You can make this Homemade Granola any way you like Personalise it to your taste; Add your favourite nuts, dried fruit and … Continue reading Healthy Homemade Granola

Quick Summer Desserts

The weather is hot, your probably having salads for tea as it is too hot to cook, do the same with your desserts! You want something quick with minimal effort to enjoy this summer. Use store brought ingredients and stay away from that oven in this heat, but still have an indulgent dessert. I have been … Continue reading Quick Summer Desserts