Category Archives: Chocolate

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

I am beaming with pride this morning at the mastery with which I turned a couple of zip lock bags and a half broken piping bag into a duo-colour dream. Ye of little faith as ever, my mother forecast cupcake

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

I am beaming with pride this morning at the mastery with which I turned a couple of zip lock bags and a half broken piping bag into a duo-colour dream. Ye of little faith as ever, my mother forecast cupcake

Recipe: Mum’s Peanut Cookies

A big batch of buttery, nutty, chocolatey cookies are sometimes a necessity. Ingredients: 225g unsalted butter, softened 200g caster sugar 200g soft light brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 240g crunchy Organic peanut butter (use top quality stuff

Recipe: Mum’s Peanut Cookies

A big batch of buttery, nutty, chocolatey cookies are sometimes a necessity. Ingredients: 225g unsalted butter, softened 200g caster sugar 200g soft light brown sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 240g crunchy Organic peanut butter (use top quality stuff

Flashback Restaurant Review: Maze, London

A flashback to my lovely 21st birthday meal, 2 years ago, at Maze, Gordon Ramsay in London. I hope to return there soon!… It was my 21st birthday yesterday, so my mum and I went for a little trip to

Flashback Restaurant Review: Maze, London

A flashback to my lovely 21st birthday meal, 2 years ago, at Maze, Gordon Ramsay in London. I hope to return there soon!… It was my 21st birthday yesterday, so my mum and I went for a little trip to

Ginger Bakes

I am going through a bit of a ginger phase at the moment. Ginger is such a wonderful spice, with layers of flavour. It is deep and warming, with a fiery spicy kick if you use the fresh root, and

Ginger Bakes

I am going through a bit of a ginger phase at the moment. Ginger is such a wonderful spice, with layers of flavour. It is deep and warming, with a fiery spicy kick if you use the fresh root, and

Recipe: Chunky Chocolate and Ginger Cookies

These Chunky Chocolate Ginger Cookies are possibly the most delicious cookies I have ever baked. They are baked until just cooked through so that they remain cakes inside, and if you sneak one away while still warm from the over,

Recipe: Chunky Chocolate and Ginger Cookies

These Chunky Chocolate Ginger Cookies are possibly the most delicious cookies I have ever baked. They are baked until just cooked through so that they remain cakes inside, and if you sneak one away while still warm from the over,

Chocolate bar swap: your favourites go ‘gourmet’

Easter is a time for chocolate, therefore I decided to go on the search for some 5* chocolate bars that will rival the supermarket favourites. These ‘gourmet’ bars will cost you considerable more, but if you love chocolate, they are

Chocolate bar swap: your favourites go ‘gourmet’

Easter is a time for chocolate, therefore I decided to go on the search for some 5* chocolate bars that will rival the supermarket favourites. These ‘gourmet’ bars will cost you considerable more, but if you love chocolate, they are

Recipe: Milk and White Chocolate Chunk Fondant Brownies

Break through the thin and crisp crust and beneath oozes a rich triple chocolate filling. My favourite brownie recipe – the ultimate indulgence warm from the oven! Ingredients: 185g 70%+ dark chocolate 185g salted butter 3 eggs, at room temperature

Recipe: Milk and White Chocolate Chunk Fondant Brownies

Break through the thin and crisp crust and beneath oozes a rich triple chocolate filling. My favourite brownie recipe – the ultimate indulgence warm from the oven! Ingredients: 185g 70%+ dark chocolate 185g salted butter 3 eggs, at room temperature

Recipe: Raspberry and Fudge Marbled Brownies

Give your brownies a facelift for double the indulgent! (p.s. many apologies – the cream cheese recipe I used makes far too much so if you can find a better one, go forth and conquer! p.p.s. Post-bake, I decided that more fudge

Recipe: Raspberry and Fudge Marbled Brownies

Give your brownies a facelift for double the indulgent! (p.s. many apologies – the cream cheese recipe I used makes far too much so if you can find a better one, go forth and conquer! p.p.s. Post-bake, I decided that more fudge

Recipe: Orange and Walnut Brownies

This is possibly my favourite flavoured brownie recipe. Chocolate and orange is one of my favourite flavour combinations. These are  definitely not for the waist-line conscious; they’re rich and buttery with a deep orange flavour. I decided to put the walnuts in

Recipe: Orange and Walnut Brownies

This is possibly my favourite flavoured brownie recipe. Chocolate and orange is one of my favourite flavour combinations. These are  definitely not for the waist-line conscious; they’re rich and buttery with a deep orange flavour. I decided to put the walnuts in

Brownies—World Famous and a World Favourite

Brownie’s began life an a quintessential American dessert. A deliciously sinful cross between cake and cookie, best served warm with a dollop of your favourite ice cream. In recent years, ‘gourmet’ has become a _ word in gastronomy, raising the

Brownies—World Famous and a World Favourite

Brownie’s began life an a quintessential American dessert. A deliciously sinful cross between cake and cookie, best served warm with a dollop of your favourite ice cream. In recent years, ‘gourmet’ has become a _ word in gastronomy, raising the