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

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

Flapjacks – Easy and Yummy

Friday began my familiar tirade of healthy eating, which has of course begun a few times but somehow I get distracted by various new chocolate based ideas, somehow.. Anyhow, despite my eager claims of no more rubbish, I felt the need to bake something, and I know I always have an eager crowd that will … Continue reading

Proof of Gelato…

This is taken on my phone as was too lazy to find proper camera but: What’s more, it’s the real deal. Italian recipe from my Italian Mammy (i.e. the one who I lived with for a few weeks in Italy). I made it with 70% chocolate and it’s chocolatey heaven. And I shall share that … Continue reading