Confectionery, Food on Youtube, Sweet Recipes

Trying Hercules Candy’s Peanut Brittle Recipe

I used to do a series on the blog sharing some of my favourite food related YouTube channels before recipe testing and developing. Food channels on YouTube are super common these days but there are always channels to discover that you can get hooked on straight away and Hercules Candy is one of them. I’m… Continue reading Trying Hercules Candy’s Peanut Brittle Recipe

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Cakes, Confectionery, Sweet Recipes

Baked Chinese New Year Glutinous Rice Cake (焗年糕)

There’s always a new recipe that you find by accident and it fast becomes a staple and that is most certainly the case with my Baked Chinese New Year Glutinous Rice Cake (焗年糕)! Now I know that I’ve missed the Lunar New Year for this year at least but this Baked Glutinous Rice Cake is honestly… Continue reading Baked Chinese New Year Glutinous Rice Cake (焗年糕)

Confectionery

White Chocolate Hemispheres with Truffle Centre

Chocolate shops all over the country will see a boom in sales as some frantically rush around to find a Valentine’s Day gift for their loved ones. I tried making my own chocolates which I think could possibly eclipse many of the chocolates you’ll find on your high street. My White Chocolate Hemispheres have a… Continue reading White Chocolate Hemispheres with Truffle Centre

Confectionery

Day 12 of 12: White Chocolate Confetti Popcorn

We've arrived at the last of my 12 Days of Christmas and I have a very special recipe for a wonderful sweet treat that uses a very simple ingredient: popcorn! Popcorn has seen something of a revolution in recent years. It’s transitioned from a snack you have at the cinema while watching a movie to a… Continue reading Day 12 of 12: White Chocolate Confetti Popcorn

Confectionery

Day 11 of 12: Chocolate Slabs and Chocolate Bark

While it’s all good spending money on gifts from the shops, usually the gifts that mean the most are the ones with the most thought behind them and sometimes this means making them by hand, whether that’s wrapping up a shoebox for Secret Santa or making a homemade Christmas card. Edible gifts are always much… Continue reading Day 11 of 12: Chocolate Slabs and Chocolate Bark

Biscuits, Confectionery

Dark Chocolate Teacakes with Marshmallow Meringue and Mr Toms

You may remember that I told you that I bought some silicone hemisphere moulds from my time in Hong Kong when we went to Shanghai Street in Yau Ma Tei, which you can read about here. I just couldn't resist having a play with them as soon as we got back and I decided to… Continue reading Dark Chocolate Teacakes with Marshmallow Meringue and Mr Toms

Confectionery

Polka Dot and Striped Meringues

Meringues are so simple to make yourself and are a great way to use any egg whites you’ve got leftover from making a custard or something which uses just egg yolks. You can be incredibly playful with meringues, they are a blank canvas and can be piped, shaped and decorated in any way you want… Continue reading Polka Dot and Striped Meringues