Tag Archives: ricotta

Chocolate ricotta tarts recipe

6 Jun

 

ricotta chocolate tart - The Hungry Mum

My love of cheese is well-documented to those who know me in real life. Give me a glass of wine, a plate of cheese and you will have my gratitude for life.

I particularly love strong cheeses like ripe bries and bitey cheddars but just recently I have a newfound respect for ricotta. This versatile soft cheese can be used for sweet and savoury dishes. It lends itself to being baked in a cake, oven-baked as a savoury side dish, added to frittatas, stirred through pastas… Continue reading

Ricotta and honey tart – a perfect dessert recipe

25 Jul

The Hungry Mum - Ricotta and honey tart

I blog almost nothing but sweet things but truth be told I do not have a sweet tooth. I crave savoury things, with a specific nod to the cheese family. Give me brie or give me death.

Many of my fav desserts – which I daren’t make lest I scoff the lot – have a cheese element: tiramisu, baked cheesecake, red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, cheese platter…

I have new cheese-esque addition to the top dessert list after recently baking this incredibly easy and delicious ricotta and honey tart. Continue reading

Donna Hay baked cheesecake

21 Oct

 

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I’m not one to blow my trumpet but this is probably the best cake I’ve ever made. Considering I am somewhat addicted to baking this is a big call. As always Donna Hay has produced a recipe that results in a gorgeous, melt-in-the-mouth baked cheesecake that is tart yet sweet at the same time. Not cloyingly sweet, just perfect sweet. Continue reading