Laura’s Luscious Food

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Angel Food Cake

The last time I made this cake (before this weekend) was over 25 years ago…but the memory of it still lives on to this day! It is down to the unique texture of this cake, hence the name….light as a fluffy cloud, upon which you might imagine angels may feast! I served it with some…

Duck with a Quick and Easy Cherry Sauce

If you want a very easy, quick but indulgent dinner then look no further! love this as a treat quick dinner. Crispy skin, gorgeous duck and a tart but sweet sauce. Cherries are in season just now but I use frozen cherries at other times of the year if fresh ones are not available. Ingredients:…

Barbecued Scottish Langoustines with a Lemon Mayonnaise

This is hardly a recipe but when the ingredients are top notch quality it’s best to keep it simple! These fresh Scottish Langoustines have been more available during Lockdown as they would normally get exported to the continent. They are beautiful and we absolutely should celebrate the food we have on our doorstep at all…

Strawberry and Vanilla Whipped Cream Cake

This cake is the taste of British Summer captured in a cake! Juicy strawberries, delicious soft vanilla whipped cream with a light vanilla scented sponge…amazing! Relatively quick and easy to make too. This would also work beautifully with raspberries, blueberries, sliced peaches or nectarines….up to you, as long as the fruit is ripe and tasty.…

Hot and Cold Chocolate and Vanilla Baked Alaska Cake with a Milk Chocolate Sauce

I know baked Alaska is traditionally made from plain sponge base, strawberry jam, vanilla ice cream center and french meringue, but I was trying to combine my son’s favourite desserts (chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream and toasted marshmallows) in one cake. It was gorgeous: rich french chocolate cake base, cold vanilla ice cream centre, covered…

Barbecued Squid with a Lemon, Chili, Garlic, Parsley Olive oil dressing

This is so light and fresh! Many people are put off by squid thinking it will be tough and chewy, but flashed over hot coals it is beautifully tender. It makes a change from the usual burgers and sausages on the barbecue. Ingredients: For 3-4 people as a light starter 400 g fresh or frozen…


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