Easter has come and gone and I’ve only just finished making these chocolate hens and eggs! My timing leaves much to be desired. 😉 No worries, I learnt a lot about chocolate work this time (from my mistakes and all) so wanted to record the […]
This is my first ever rocky road! But it’s delicious with the ‘gourmet’ and Easter stuff so I’m sharing it with you. What convinced me was when I took some to a party recently and watched revellers repeatedly sneak up on the plate to nibble […]
Pâtes de fruits, French fruit jellies recipe! Raspberry or passion fruit … naturally gluten-free vegan sweets!
These wonderful sweets sparkle like sugar-encrusted jewels in French pâtisseries tempting generations of adults and children alike. One bite in the soft intensely flavoured fresh fruit paste and you’re hooked. And they’re pretty simple to make! My first, second and third ever batches surprised me […]
I’ve been laying low, hibernating briefly from the blogosphere but I’m popping out of my cave to share this waffle recipe with you because when I tasted them my eyes popped with delight like in cartoons while my little thought bubble said ‘OMG! Amazing!’. So […]
Would you like to decorate a festive cake with pretty and delicious snowflakes? You’ll find snowflake templates really helpful and the results surprisingly stunning. I was initially scared as piping is not my forte but would now happily produce white chocolate decorations till the cows […]
Red bean and nutella cheesecake (easy, no-bake recipe) and the June/July cake inspiration collection!
This is a lighter version of the nutella cheesecake already on the blog and equally if not more delicious. The base is crushed digestive biscuits (Graham crackers) with butter, nutella and ground hazelnuts. A layer of red bean paste is spread over this. Then comes […]
Sometimes you want healthier treats that look and taste decadent like these caramel slices, so scrumptious that my cake-testing friends all said ‘Wow! They’re amazing!’ at first bite. Their eyes widened with delight, even more so upon hearing these treats are good for you! The […]
Sugar-free, guilt-free but not taste-free! Have you noticed every now and then you’re seized by the urge to make and eat healthy stuff before diving back into refined sugars, cream and more … ahem… sweet naughtiness? Well, you can have your healthy snack and decadent […]
The gauntlet was thrown down by the Daring Kitchen and the challenge accepted, and so it came about that these Turkish Delight (lokum) were made. In the Land of Narnia the White Queen offered Edmund his heart’s desire and he chose Turkish Delight in exchange […]
Let’s celebrate the 14th of July French Independence Day with this delicious dessert based on a Spanish classic. You can make it a French classic by using champagne, or Italian with prosecco! Anyway, have you heard of Lemon sorbet and cava, commonly served at Spanish […]
Can I give you a little kiss? Now don’t be alarmed, I’m offering you a beijinho which means ‘little kiss’ in Portuguese and it’s a Brazilian coconut sweetie. They’re delicious, very fast and easy to make with fine desiccated coconut, condensed milk and a clove […]
What can you make with your 11-year-old niece as an interesting baking experiment that’s delicious, potentially healthy and not too complicated? You’ll have guessed from the heading: a meringue nest buffet! 🙂 Last week this lovely new concept catered for all my family’s needs, leaving […]
I’m addicted to cocoa bites. It’s taking a superhuman effort to resist scoffing entire batches in one go. And I’m sharing this adaptation of a delicious no-bake recipe I found on Food for the Soul so you too can take part in cocoa madness!!! We […]
Well, I could have called it Babka week after the four versions of babka I threw together – some of it’s in the freezer in case you’re wondering! But after the final Chocolate, pecan, orange and cinammon babka I pulled my slightly heavier body together […]