Desserts

No Churn Black Sesame Ice Cream

Inspired by Nadiya Hussain’s rhubarb ripple ice cream that she made last week on her British Food Adventure, I am fuelling my obsession with black sesame and I’m sharing my recipe for my No Churn Black Sesame Ice Cream. The black sesame ice cream has this wonderful charcoal grey colour which I think is so… Continue reading No Churn Black Sesame Ice Cream

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Pastry

Salted Caramel Choux Buns

Choux pastry has grown to become one of my favourite pastries to make. It’s simpler in comparison to its shortcrust and puff cousins, you don’t need to roll it out and worry about overworking the pastry and what’s more, it’s also incredibly versatile, capable of making sweet and savoury bakes. Today I’m doing a sweet… Continue reading Salted Caramel Choux Buns

Cakes

Day 1 of 12: Dairy Milk Caramel Cupcakes

This year, I am posting recipes for the 12 Days of Christmas! From edible gifts such as Cranberry White Chocolate Crunch Biscuits to ways to reinvent your leftovers and also reviewing some products that you might want to have in your kitchens this Christmas. To start the series off, I’m sharing my recipe for Dairy… Continue reading Day 1 of 12: Dairy Milk Caramel Cupcakes

Cakes

GBBO Cake Week Challenge 1: Black Forest Gateau

The first showstopper challenge of The Great British Bake Off 2015 is a reinvention of the classic retro dessert, the Black Forest Gateau. Now let me just say that I don't have the kitchen capacity to make tempered chocolate decorations or fancy caramel buildings so my creation is nowhere near as good as the ones… Continue reading GBBO Cake Week Challenge 1: Black Forest Gateau

Cakes

Lemon Celebration Loaf Cake

I came up with this recipe because I had a little bit of lemon curd left in the fridge and wanted to use it all up. Then I tasted some of the cake and was so surprised that it was the moistest, fluffiest and tastiest lemon cake I’d ever made. The cake had an amazing… Continue reading Lemon Celebration Loaf Cake

Cakes

Sabayon Celebration Cake

Whether you're searching for a luxurious dessert or something last minute for a very different Christmas dessert, I think I've got the recipe for you. This cake consists of a delicate, fluffy yet tasty brown sugar sponge sandwiched and coated in a creme mousseline filling, which is a pastry cream base lightened with whipped cream.… Continue reading Sabayon Celebration Cake

Guest Posts

Guest Post: Bûche de Noël by Luca Marchiori

I’ve got another one of my Guest Posts from a fellow food blogger, Luca Marchiori for the 2nd post in my Bumper December. I met Luca on Twitter, as seems to be the case all too often these days, and when he started tweeting these amazing bakes I discovered his blog. Then I had the… Continue reading Guest Post: Bûche de Noël by Luca Marchiori