Apple, Pear & Blackberry Crumble

Apple, Pear & Blackberry Crumble | From My Sweet Heart

“LIVE EACH SEASON AS IT PASSES; BREATHE THE AIR, DRINK THE DRINK, TASTE THE FRUIT, AND RESIGN YOURSELF TO THE INFLUENCES OF EACH.”  Henry David Thoreau. Do you have a favorite winter fruit? Many types of fruit are available to us all year round now.  But I still tend to eat fruit seasonally.  I definitely…

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Whiskey Pear Trifles

Whiskey Pear Trifles | From My Sweet Heart

“THE LIGHT MUSIC OF WHISKEY FALLING INTO GLASSES MADE AN AGREEABLE INTERLUDE.”  James Joyce. There was a time when I would have told you that I don’t care very much for whiskey.  But then, I decided to make some Home Made Irish Cream.  You know, that wonderful creamy liqueur that has you believing you are…

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Pavlova with Spiced Pears & Blackberries


“THERE WAS A STAR RIDING THROUGH CLOUDS ONE NIGHT AND I SAID TO THE STAR, ‘CONSUME ME’.”  Virginia Woolf I’ve been been wondering what the fascination is with pavlovas.  While I’ve only had store bought meringues before, I have found them to be hard and crunchy, and not really in a good way!  So this…

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Autumn Fruit Chutney


“THY BOUNTY SHINES IN AUTUMN UNCONFINED AND SPREADS A COMMON FEAST FOR ALL THAT LIVE.”  James Thomson. There is a different kind of simplicity that I search for in the fall.  While in spring and summer, I am content to eat some strawberries off the vine, or a fresh peach flavorful all on it’s own;…

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