Cakes, Desserts, Sweet Recipes

Hazelnut and Coffee Traybake

We’re already two weeks into this year’s series of Bake Off and we’ve already had 3 Hollywood handshakes! This week was Cake Week which saw the first time that spinach made an appearance in a cake in the tent in the form of Prue’s Le Gateau Vert technical challenge as well as spectacular chocolate collar… Continue reading Hazelnut and Coffee Traybake

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Desserts, Food on Youtube, Product Reviews, Sweet Recipes

How to make Chocolate Soufflé for Two

The soufflé has gained a reputation of being incredibly difficult to make. With many TV chefs, cooks and programmes placing the soufflé on a pedestal, it makes the soufflé sound much harder to make than it is. I challenged myself to tackle the soufflé and it was an adventure with many ups and downs but… Continue reading How to make Chocolate Soufflé for Two

Cakes, Product Reviews, Sweet Recipes

Double Chocolate Chunk Brownies

This recipe was a true invention on the spot for when me and my flatmates were all craving brownies one night. I just needed something sweet and chocolaty and rich and sticky and brownies were the only solution. In the end, I came up with my Double Chocolate Chunk Brownies. I looked in my recipe… Continue reading Double Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Meat, Pastry, Product Reviews, Savoury Recipes, Student Meals

Chicken and Chorizo Pot Pie for 1

I remember watching Nigella Lawson making a Chicken Pot Pie in one of her shows and she used chicken stock concentrate and it’s an ingredient that I’ve never tried before. But thanks to the lovely team over at Essential Cuisine, I am finally able to use chicken stock concentrate, 10 years after watching Nigella make… Continue reading Chicken and Chorizo Pot Pie for 1

Cakes, Sweet Recipes

Giant Chocolate Doughnut Birthday Cake

Well it’s been a while since I’ve posted on here hasn’t it…?! I promised on my Instagram account that I would post the recipe for this chocolate cake which I made for my friend Shaun’s 21st birthday and here it is! I’ve been very active on Instagram recently and I’ve also put a lot of… Continue reading Giant Chocolate Doughnut Birthday Cake

Cakes, Sweet Recipes

Spiced Christmas Tree Cake

Christmas is most definitely on the way… how can you tell? Well I went into Tesco the other day and they played 8 Christmas songs in a row. It instantly put me in the festive mood so what better time to share my recipe for this Spiced Christmas Tree Cake. I found this Christmas tree… Continue reading Spiced Christmas Tree Cake

Desserts, Sweet Recipes

Gingerbread Cheesecake Squares

The flavours of gingerbread instantly remind me of the festive season. While gingerbread houses (or even Gingerbread Ovens) might be traditional, why not put a spin on your classic gingerbread by turning it into these Gingerbread Cheesecake Squares? Funnily enough this recipe was the result of a bit of gingerbread dough that I left too… Continue reading Gingerbread Cheesecake Squares