Dark Chocolate & Salted Caramel Macarons.

Also known as how to make everyone flock to your table at cheetah-like speed. I was a latecomer to the macaron craze. I had never so much as sniffed a macaron until halfway through my degree when the lovely Emily brought a selection of macarons to a valentines party. Well myself and the macarons had … Continue reading

Double chocolate chip cookies

Well, it’s been a while. I’ve given up a large amount of my blog time in order to sleep in the last few months (job, exams, life has been taking over), but I have been swearing to myself that I would actually do some baking and manage to take some pictures and write something on … Continue reading

Did you know you can make marshmallows?

Since about two years ago I’ve been making my own marshmallows. I love them. They melt in your mouth (or your hot chocolate) beautifully. They also make amazing presents, people always seem so shocked that you made them. I brought these into work this week for my lovely co-workers. (On that note, I am finally … Continue reading

Delicious Madeira Cake. Quick and simple.

National school. Where to even start. Class time was class time. We learned of the adventures of Ann and Barry; Ann had quite the penchant for cakes, while Barry preferred to put away a few jars of jam a day. It was relatively boring. Although it perhaps partly explains the obsession with cakes that I … Continue reading