Recipes

Aug06

Chocolate-Chip and Salted Caramel Cookies – Recipe

Soft, gooey, chocolate-chip cookies are pretty darn awesome. Fact. Soft, gooey, chocolate-chip AND salted caramel cookies are phenomenal. Trust me. In fact, don’t just trust me; try them yourself with...
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Oct09

Recipe: Mocha Maca-fail Cake (aka The Machertorte)

I’m typically a calm person. I take things in my stride and when situations get tense or are on the verge of meltdown I take a deep breath and quickly search for a solution. If total destruction is inevitable...
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Aug31

Macaron making in a nutshell

Macarons making you mad? Don’t sweat it! Follow the recipe below, alongside watching my short video, and hopefully you’ll be serving up a piece of Paris in no time! The following recipe is...
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May11

Miroir, miroir on the wall…

  These past few weeks I’ve been busy flexing my pâtisserie muscles and playing around with chocolate. Chocolate sponge, chocolate ganache, tempered chocolate, painted chocolate, salted chocolate...
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Feb02

Passion fruit, rhubarb and strawberry entremets

I like to make things complicated. Well actually, I don’t like it, it’s just the way I seem to operate. It’s beyond my control. Recently, I was asked to make a cake containing passion fruit. That...
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Jan02

Getting spicy at the Cambridge Cookery School – gingerbread masterclass

To kick off the Christmas celebrations I was excited to run a gingerbread-decorating masterclass at the Cambridge Cookery School. Armed with a piping bag and nozzle, I taught students the basics of working...
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Nov20

The last of the autumn sloes

My husband and I love sloe gin. We didn’t realise just how much until we discovered that our 2 litre home-made stock from last autumn was severely depleted by late spring of this year! We don’t have...
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