Toblerone Brownies

When it comes to Brownies, you get so much bang for your buck! They’re super easy to prepare, and within an hour you can transform some very simple ingredients into a scrumptious treat. They are also incredibly versatile. You can mix up the chocolate, add in nuts or marshmallows or broken cookies. Fruit also goes…

Dark Chocolate Earl Grey Truffles

Who knew that dark chocolate and Earl Grey worked so well together? It’s not a familiar or typical combination, but it definitely works. I used good-quality loose-leaf tea in this recipe, so the flavour of the tea really came through in the finished truffles. I would recommend doing the same, but if you are planning…

Chocolate Raspberry Jam

I wanted to make some Raspberry Jam to go with scones. I’m no jam-maker – I just don’t make enough for it to be a part of my world. So, when I decided to try my hand at it, I wanted to keep things simple. To jam-specialists, this might not technically be the real deal,…

Blackberry Cheesecake Brownies

Gooey. Fudgy. Squidgy. Chocolatey. Hedonistic. Lush. Try as you might, there’s no one-word that truly encapsulates what a chocolate brownie is. It’s a humble thing made with humble ingredients, but it deserves adjectives. If you don’t offer them up initially, it will illicit them from you after the first bite. I made these to take…

Fig & Ginger Truffles

For me, fig and ginger is a glorious pairing: a match made in heaven. One is sweet and sticky, the other is warm and spicy. Cover that in melted chocolate and you really will think you have gone to heaven. I won’t lie to you, truffles are time consuming and things can get a little…

Fig, Ginger & Chocolate Mincemeat

This Mincemeat recipe is truly luscious, darkly exquisite and maybe a little bit naughty. Sure, you could settle for traditional mincemeat and I agree that Christmas is a time for tradition. But why settle? Because Christmas is also a time for pushing the boat out. And I mean really push the boat out. When you’ve finished with…