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

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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

Confectionery, Food on Youtube

White Chocolate Sprinkle Hearts for Valentine’s Day

I was watching a video of one of my favourite YouTubers where she made Valentine’s Day Chocolates which were ridiculously simple to make. These simple chocolates would make a brilliant Valentine’s Day gift for a loved one or a gift for any occasion and are a great easy way to decorate the top of a… Continue reading White Chocolate Sprinkle Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Confectionery

Healthy Date and Almond Nakd Bar

The Nakd bar has been around for a long time but has only come into my life when I went to the BBC Good Food Eat Well Show in March. I remember just how good they were and one of the best things about them is that they are made with a wholefood approach, meaning… Continue reading Healthy Date and Almond Nakd Bar