Cakes, Desserts

Chocolate Brownie Pudding

Sometimes you just really need a pudding on a cold night to make you feel so much better. And in amongst the revision for my first university exam, I managed to find a bit of time to rustle up a Chocolate Brownie Pudding. This pudding is rich and chocolatey and is just so utterly comforting;… Continue reading Chocolate Brownie Pudding

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Biscuits

Day 8 of 12: Gingerbread Hazelnut Latte Biscotti

If you’ve been following my 12 Days of Christmas series (and I can’t believe that we’re here on Day 8 already, the time has flown by!), you know that I’ve been a bit obsessed with making biscotti; I’ve already made White Chocolate and Cranberry Crunch Biscuits and Red Velvet Hazelnut Biscotti for Days 4 and… Continue reading Day 8 of 12: Gingerbread Hazelnut Latte Biscotti

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Day 5 of 12: Red Velvet Hazelnut Biscotti

Red velvet cakes seem to be popular with lots of people these days with a chocolate sponge coloured a bright red is paired with a classic cream cheese frosting. I decided to venture into the world of red velvet but in biscuit form by devising a recipe for Red Velvet Hazelnut Biscotti with White Chocolate… Continue reading Day 5 of 12: Red Velvet Hazelnut Biscotti

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Day 4 of 12: White Chocolate and Cranberry Crunch Biscuits

These biscuits are very crunchy and brittle and are of a similar style to biscotti with the crunch coming from being baked twice. They are perfect for placing into a cellophane bag and tying up with a decorative ribbon to give as an edible gift for someone this Christmas! The combination of cranberry and white… Continue reading Day 4 of 12: White Chocolate and Cranberry Crunch Biscuits

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National Bundt Day: Pink Lemonade Drizzle Bundt Cake

Today is National Bundt Cake Day! Characterised by their intensely detailed shapes, bundt cakes have grown immensely in popularity with Nigella Lawson having 3 different bundt cake recipes in Simply Nigella and Paul Hollywood using the fleur-de-lis bundt tin for the Savarin technical challenge on Bake Off. Bundt tins can be fairly expensive for the… Continue reading National Bundt Day: Pink Lemonade Drizzle Bundt Cake

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Slow Cooker Chocolate and Orange Waffle Cake

This week (10th October to 16th October) is National Chocolate Week and to celebrate, I chose to make a chocolate cake flavoured with orange in my new slow cooker which has a waffle topping which adds a different texture, colour and flavour. Slow cookers are a fantastic way to cook cheaper cuts of meat which… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chocolate and Orange Waffle Cake

Meat, Student Meals, Vegetarian

Gochujang Fried Rice

The Korean dish, bibimbap, which literally translates as mixed rice, was the inspiration for this recipe, my Gochujang Fried Rice. With pieces of fried bacon, scrambled egg, spring onions, cucumber, sweetcorn and gochujang paste, which is Korean fermented chilli paste, this fried rice dish is ready in less than 30 minutes and is so simple… Continue reading Gochujang Fried Rice