There is some debate about the origins of this delightful doughnut-like sweet. Some say Spanish or Portuguese, some say South American. We're just happy they were invented at all, because life is just a little bit sweeter with churros.
Perfect your pavlova with this classic pavlova recipe from the Australian Women's Weekly - a spongy marshmallow centre with cracking good meringue shell, piled high with cream and delicious summer fruits.
Halva recipes are many and varied - but broadly speaking are dense, sweet treats popular in Middle Eastern cuisines made on either nut butter or flour. Our halva recipe uses semolina and almonds to create a deliciously spiced treat for any time of day.
The buttery pastry dough in this recipe is the perfect vehicle for the bright contrasts between the smooth lemon curd and the fluffy meringue. This sunshine-coloured pie is sure to brighten up your gloomiest days.