Chocolate

Christmas Baking Traditions

Christmas Baking Traditions

It doesn’t feel like Christmas to me until I make some of my festive bakes. And these are the exact same recipes I pull out year after year. After all, why fix something which ain’t broke? First up, I always, always make my boiled Christmas fruit cake. It […]

Have a Gilded Christmas!

Have a Gilded Christmas!

Here’s a way to glitz up your food gifts this Christmas: with a touch of gold! I’ve been obsessed with edible gold paint lately. It’s not always a conscious decision – sometimes I look at a bake and I think ‘This needs something,’ and instinctively reach […]

Millionaire’s Shortbread

Millionaire’s Shortbread

I think these chocolate and caramel-loaded biscuits are called millionaire’s shortbread because they taste really rich. (Don’t we all love food puns?) Jokes aside, what’s there not to love about millionaire’s shortbread? Three heavenly layers comprising a buttery base, gooey caramel and dark chocolate truffle. And […]

Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

It’s time for Halloween again! Sadly we don’t really celebrate it around these parts, but nevertheless I do have a small collection of Halloween recipes, all involving chocolate and most attempting to resemble poop for some strange reason. Check’em out!

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These chocolate cookies are just ridiculous. Ridiculously messy to make. But also ridiculously pretty. And ridiculously soft and fudgy. (Mmm.) Now if you think they’re worth the mess and effort, read on! (Or may I suggest my much simpler Chocolate Chocolate-chip Cookies recipe?)