Scottish Shortbread

In Scotland we have a wonderful history of baking fantastic shortbread, they are light and buttery and very more..ish…. So you have been warned Scottish shortbread is a wonderful treat and quick and easy to make. Ingredients 185 g Plain Flour 120 g softened salted butter 65 g soft light …

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Below you will find the details to make Honeycomb, it can be used for a garnish for your favourite desserts or mixed into ice cream to make a fantastic dessert on its own. Once you have tried it, it will be a firm favourite of yours. Care is needed with …

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Lemon Curd

So here we go with the first for many (hopefully) posts on the recipes we have enjoyed at TheSecretGarden-France. We have been trying a few ideas and decided that this was a winner, and it was fun, there is not a lot of cooking to be fair but the results …

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French Meringue

There is a multitude of recipes for Meringue, this is a recipe that I have used for various things, including Pavlova, but it makes a great topping for the Lemon Meringue Cheese Cakes if you don’t want to bother with the hot sugar syrup required in the Italian Meringue recipe. …

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Italian Meringue

This is the recipe for Italian Meringue, it has many uses as it is more stable than the typical French Meringue, as the egg whites are ‘cooked’ due to the hot sugar syrup. You’ll need 100g caster sugar 2      medium egg whites at room temperature 1/2 Pinch of cream of tartar …

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New Dates for 2013/2014

New dates have been added for the winter 2013 and 2014, check out the Dates and Availability page for full details, if you have a group of people who would like to attend a course and you have other dates in mind, just give us a call to discuss the …

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Speciality Course – 2 hrs

We are running a number of speciality courses, approximately 2 hrs, ** Truffles and Chocolate – create some mouth watering truffles and special chocolate treats ** French Macaroons – create the wondering French treats, with pretty colours and flavours Contact Lesley for full dates and available dates