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Chocolate Easter ‘Fried’ Eggs

Have you ever tried making your own Easter eggs? Tempering the chocolate to the correct temperature & consistency, meticulously lining & cooling the chocolate in their moulds, very (& I mean very) carefully un-moulidng & finally praying & hoping as you stick both sides of the egg together. I used to make them for family …

White Chocolate Easter Cake

Happy Easter!! It’s that time of year again when we over indulge, begin to lose layers of clothing, celebrate long weekends with copious amounts of alcohol & all become chocoholics. Isn’t it great?! I am one who is guilty of all of the above. I begin to reluctantly lose layers of clothing as I fool …

Chocolate & Guinness Cake

Happy St Patrick’s Day!! Whilst I may not be Irish as a fellow Celt, I am here for any celebration that involves food, drink & merriment! Matt is half Irish so that’s my excuse! We we’re hoping to get away to visit Dublin & some of Matt’s family last year but, you know, Covid wasn’t …

Fudgy Chocolate Loaf Cake

Sometimes you just need chocolate, smooth, rich, decadent chocolate. A little moment, some ‘me time’, a little indulgence. Like most, I’m sure, there have been more of those times than ever over the last year in lockdown. Whenever times are hard, stressful, worrying or just downright shite, we reach to the things that bring us …

Chai Millionaires Shortbread

It’s cold, it’s dark & I find myself craving everything spiced, hot & stodgy… it can only be Winter. For me, baking at this time of year involves ransacking the store cupboard, lots of dried fruit, syrup & spices in almost everything (if only living off of gingerbread alone were a sustainable diet).  With half …

Red Velvet Bundt

Everything is better baked in a bundt, fact! Why? Because the tin literally takes all of the hard work out of the decorating & faffing to make your bakes look beautiful (win, win!). I won’t tell you exactly how many bundt tins I own but let’s just say that I keep Nordic Ware in business. …

Chocolate & Cranberry Cake

Still not over cranberries yet? Yeah, me neither. I always find it really hard to let go of the festive season come January. Not just because I really dislike the month, but I find it very difficult to get back into a routine, to be thrown back into a tiresome world of all work & …

White Chocolate & Limoncello Truffles

Christmas is a time for chocolate, no? (you know, alongside all the family stuff, presents & feasts). There’s nothing more comforting than delving into a selection box in your pyjamas… just when you thought that eating another bite of food was impossible, there’s always room for a bit of chocolate. It’s always nice to give …

Yule Log

Name a stranger Christmas tradition than eating food specifically made to look like a dead tree, I’ll bet you’ve never even thought about it before but our classic Yule log (or bûche de Noël) is full of symbolism from it’s ritualistic past. The history of Yule log dates all the way back to before the …

Stem Ginger & Chocolate Biscuits

Days are getting shorter, the leaves have nearly disappeared & there’s a chill in the air, requiring extra layers of clothing… winter is coming (sans White Walkers). It’s not all doom & gloom though, yes, it’s been a crappy year for us all but there is light at the end of the tunnel. That one …