Recipe: Forgotten Pudding

Forgotten Pudding is a wonderfully unusual dessert. For a start, it’s not quite the traditional pudding of the sticky date variety that you’re used to. Rather, the star and foundation is a meringue layer that’s been slow-cooked, resulting in a marshmallow-y texture that’s still moist and creamy. Topped with whipped cream, vibrant berries and smears of tart passionfruit, it’s a wonderful summer dessert that pays homage to the classic Pavlova, but without the fear of failure (slow-cooking surely guarantees success!).

Forgtten pudding in all its glory!

Like the name suggests, part of the cooking process includes conveniently “forgetting” about the meringue in the oven to allow it to cook overnight. There’s no prodding or inserting of skewers to check if it’s done. You literally leave it to cook while you catch up on the more exciting things in life like sleep or the next episode of My Kitchen Rules (please don’t judge me).
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Recipe: Summer Berry Tart

Summer Berry Tart

I hope you’re enjoying this Easter long weekend and the gorgeous weather – I can’t believe it’s actually HOT here in Sydney. Finally, summer’s paid us a perfectly timed visit over the long weekend. So in celebration, here’s the recipe for a Summer Berry Tart. I made this dessert for the Wedding Feast (see my previous post) – the meal needed something fresh and light, the chilled lemony cream cheese providing cool relief for hot days like this.

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