Our passion at carte-du-vin is wine and food pairing
Check out our tried and tested recipes, each with a wine recommendation!
Assemble all the ingredients before starting to cook
Always pre-heat your oven in advance
Keep tasting and adjust seasonings as you go along.
Blackberry & Lemon Fluff - v
The end of August the hedgerows should be full of blackberries and this dish showcases them perfectly
Blackberry Amaretti Crumble Cake
Fruit crumbles are a British Classic dessert by adding Amaretti biscuits to the topping makes a lovely alternative.
1 hr 15 mins
Brownies with Hazelnuts & Salted Caramel -V
These delicious brownies are a little effort but are worth it and can be made in advance.
1 hour 30 Minutes
9 - 12 Servings
Cassis meringues with champagne cream - V
We have made this for our Christmas Tastings it is a great and looks so festive.
2 hrs 30 mins – some of this time is for cooling the meringues
Chocolate Cappuccino Cheesecake - V
This is just delicious!
2 hours plus overnight setting
6 - 8
Chocolate Pots with Orange Syrup
Everyone loves chocolate puddings and paired with an orange syrup a marriage made in heaven!
60 minutes plus cooling time
Ginger Date Puddings with Caramel Sauce
Great winter dessert - delicious with a full bodied red wine too!
Messy Pudding by Aunty Suze's - V
This is a family recipe going back to 1950’s a real favourite with all of us from 3 to 70-year olds
30 mins but allow 2hrs for the mixture to cool completely
6 -8 servings
Mini Choc Cupcakes - V
Fun cakes for the children or we serve them as a dessert with fresh cream
36 mini cup cakes
Pear & Chocolate Meringues - V
This looks complicated but it isn’t everything can be made in advance and assembled just before eating
Tarte au Citron - V
This is an easy dessert you could make your own pastry and lemon curd which would make it more special
1hr 30 minutes
Toffee Pecan Cake
Only one thing to say this cake is to die for!
1hr 10 mins
6 - 8 servings
Traditional Sherry Trifle by Aunty Suze’s - V
This is one of our family's favourite - originally my Mum’s recipe nowbeing made by my Sister and again loved by 3 – 70 year olds. There is nothing to compare with a British classic!
45 minutes and at least 3 hours to cool completely
Moroccan Vegetable Tagine
This traditional Moroccan dish makes a tasty supper - great all year round.