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Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis

Cherries are one of my favourite things about summer, and right now the cherries at my local supermarket are fresh, super sweet (and on sale!) Clafoutis is a French dessert that is relatively simple to make, and you can use nearly any fruit in it. Typically when making clafoutis aux cerises you include the pits…

Coconut Milk Ashta

Vegan Coconut Milk Ashta

Ashta is a pastry cream common throughout the Middle East and the Levant, similar to English clotted cream; it’s usually used to fill qatayef, or added into other pastries, but in summer it’s lovely just with a simple fruit tray, or topped with a little orange blossom syrup and some chopped nuts (like a pudding)….