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

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

‘I need an intervention’ Treacle Scones

You know when you tweak a recipe and it goes wrong. It’s so disappointing. You know what is not disappointing. This treacle scones recipe (Treacle is like molasses to all you them there foreign people). Oh my lord I love them. Now if you don’t like treacle, you are probably not going to like these. … Continue reading

Saturday at home with Strawberry Scones

Now first things first. These are called SC-OH-NES. Not scons as my father says, bless his cotton socks (that are clearly not helping his pronunciation). Right then. So I have had the opportunity go home sweet home for the first time in.. gosh.. almost 3 months, and whilst there I clearly had to raid my beloved … Continue reading