Tag Archives: Chocolate

A rich dark and gooey Chocolate Cake for Autumnal nights

It’s approaching that time of year when the sun retreats into the sky earlier and earlier, leaving us in dusky overcast light before we’ve even sat down for dinner. It’s the time when all you want it to do is hide under … Continue reading

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Momofuku Milk Bar Banana Cream Pie

People always say, ‘when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.’ I say, ‘when life gives you black overripe bananas, make Momofuku banana cream pie.’ Who knew that leaving your bananas to practically rot away in your kitchen over Christmas by … Continue reading

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Soft, Chewy Chocolate dipped Mini Coconut Macaroons (GF)

I do realise its Christmas Eve and your all probably either working (bah humbug) or chained to your oven looking like a deranged version of your former composed self after all the hours of planning, shopping, wrapping and cooking. You’re … Continue reading

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Mocha Birthday Cake: Chocolate Chip Coffee Sponge, Dark Chocolate Ganache and Coffee Mascarpone Icing

I really believe that you should make the most of your birthday. Whether you’re 1 or 101, it should be a real celebration. I no longer do these one day birthdays, I need to eek it out for as long as possible. Preferably spanning … Continue reading

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Blackberry, Orange and Chocolate Bread Pudding for one

One thing that really bothers me about living on my own, is buying food for one. I hate leftovers and, more than anything, I hate wasting food. I admit that some leftover meals are crazy delicious, like christmas leftover sandwiches or bubble and … Continue reading

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Malted Milk Ice Cream and Double Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches with Cocoa Nibs

I’ve been obsessing over ice cream sandwiches for a few weeks now. I craved them after finding a food truck (Blu top Ice Cream Sandwiches) which made large cookie sandwiches filled with wonderful ice creams. Flavours such as; toast and jam, builders tea and bourbon … Continue reading

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Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake with Cherry Compote

‘What shall I make this week?’ Is probably the question I ask most to family and friends. Sometimes I sit for hours scouring the internet, desperately clawing for an idea that might take my fancy. I flick through practically new … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bark: A Lesson In Tempering Chocolate

When I first started training as a Pastry Chef, I was terrified of everything. I could happily make a batch of brownie at home but as soon as I was faced with this simple task at work, I would over … Continue reading

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