Eton Mess is a traditional English dessert which originated, no surprise here, at Eton College in the late 1800s. It’s formed of broken meringues, whipped cream and fruit (normally either strawberries or bananas) and it’s a perfect summer pudding due to the lightness of its ingredients.
During the summer it’s nice to have light dessert options at hand and this summer fruit trifle is a great choice to make in the morning to accompany a barbecue in the evening. Continue reading
Pineapple upside-down cake is one of those school dinner puddings that seems to be held in great affection by all those who had them brighten up their school day as a kid. It’s unarguably a winter dessert, thanks to its hot chunks of pineapple which are topped with light vanilla sponge and accompanied by a generous glug of hot custard or cream. Just the ticket for a cold winter’s night.