Jenny Bristow

Ireland's good food Ambassador



Simnel Cake

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Simnel cakes were originally baked in two layers with a filling of almond paste in between.  If serving this traditional cake for Easter it can be decorated with eleven marzipan balls to represent the apostles… Read more »

Chantilly Cream

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This cream can be flavoured with chocolate, coffee, lemon, vanilla or a liqueur of your choice. Ingredients 150ml/ ¼ pt double cream 2 tbsp milk – ice cold 2tbsp icing sugar ½ tbsp vanilla essence… Read more »


Scented Clementines

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Serves 4 Ingredients 275ml/ ½pt dessert wine eg. Muscat de Beaumes de Venise 1 star anise 1 cinnamon stick – halved 1 vanilla pod – split 8-10 Clementines – peeled with pith removed Method Place… Read more »


Lemon and Elderflower Shortbread Biscuits

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Ingredients 225g/8oz plain flour 50g/2oz cornflour 75g/3oz caster sugar 225g/8oz butter rind of one lemon 1 desert spoonful of elderflower cordial Icing sugar for dusting Method Place the dry ingredients into a bowl. Cut the… Read more »