Chef’s Table: Bake it cheesy this summer

Whether you prefer yours baked, set or layered for double trouble, pastry chef Louise Lennox has a cheesecake to suit all tastes. For more from Louise, follow her on Twitter at @LouiseLennox_


Rhubarb and custard cheesecake jars

The first time I ever tasted a cheesecake served in a jar was at The Pig’s Ear restaurant on Dublin’s Nassau Street. It was such a clever and simple way to serve a cheesecake and also extremely delicious.

Ingredients; serves eight

300g pink rhubarb

1 large orange, zest and juice

25g stem crystallised ginger

4 tbsp caster sugar

250ml whole milk

1 vanilla pod

3 egg yolks

50g caster ...