We are 6 months out from getting married this year and I have made the decision to bake our wedding cake. !!! I am not sure at this point if I have made really stupid decision and it is going to cause… Read More
My dessert offering for a Sunday lunch hosted by friends. Choux pastry cases filled generously with double cream whipped with vanilla bean and finished with melted dark chocolate and freeze dried raspberries. (Hopefully they will be) Perfect for after a heavy lunch of… Read More
Sometimes all you need is a big fat slab of chocolate. White chocolate tempered down and mixed with Madagascan vanilla bean, evenly spread and sprinkled with sharp freeze dried raspberries. No baking, no rising, no decorating. Just tempered, flavoured and cooled.
I have to be in the right mood for making chocolates. It isn’t like you can just whizz everything up and pop them in the oven. Having said that, the extra effort does mean you get fancy looking chocolates at the end…. Read More
Those Autumnal evenings are starting to creep in, aren’t they? The clocks are going to change soon, we will be plunged into darkness at 4 o’clock and all of a sudden it’ll really feel like we have lost the Summer. How glum…. Read More
A double layer chocolate cake, sandwiched together with some homemade boozy cherry jam and locked in with a rich vanilla butter cream. How does that sound for a birthday cake?