Pick Me Up Patisserie {Recipe – Vietnamese Coffee Eclair}

I’m not a morning person at all. I always need a caffeine-fuelled pick me up. My friend Julianne at Part Time Passport blog and I became obsessed with Vietnamese coffees the first time we had a proper sit-down and get…

Making Eunice’s Ethel’s Cakes {Recipe – Eccles Cakes}

Eccles cakes hold a special place in my heart. We had a dear family friend, Eunice, who’s Eccles Cake recipe was the very best. Eunice and her husband Jeff, became a third set of grandparents to my brother and I,…

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I eat. I travel. I blog. I repeat. Female Willy Wonka in Bristol with a love of travel, tequila, bacon and bean to bar chocolate.

Hey There, Sweet Buns {Recipe – S’mores Chelsea Buns}

We’re carrying on a very sweet theme of S’mores, today a recipe for S’mores Chelsea Buns. Soft enriched dough with a filling of caramelised digestive biscuit crumbs, gooey marshmallows and studded with dark chocolate chips. The mixture of the butter,…

Monkeying Around {Recipe – S’mores Monkey Bread}

Some flavour combinations just work together. Chocolate and Orange. Chocolate and Raspberries. Well, anything with chocolate really. Including sandwiching it between two wheaty, oaty biscuits with a charred marshmallow, straight from a campfire. For someone, who hasn’t grown up with…

Layers of Delight {Recipe – Hazelnut and Chocolate Baklava}

At this time of year, certain food hit our shelves to celebrate the festive season, some more popular than others. Christmas cake with its golden layer of nutty marzipan and snowy icing crown is the marmite of Christmas. I love…

Mon Petit Chou {Recipe – Choux De Creme with Craquelin Topping and Toblerone …

There is a super cute term of affection in French, ‘Mon Petit Chou’ which literally means my small cabbage or more a term for sweetheart. On my recent trip to Paris, I tried my first Choux de Creme (choux buns…

Proper Start To The Day {Recipe – Pistachio Frangipane Croissants}

I love my bed and there are days when I could happily just be a dorm mouse and stay snuggled up in my duvet. Getting me out of my bed can be an endurance test for friends and family, but…

Ice Cream for Breakfast {Recipe – Toasted Almond Croissant Ice Cream}

Breakfast Ice Cream. Yes, you’ve heard right. Breakfast Ice Cream. You’re welcome. Toasted Almond Croissant Ice Cream. Chewy, Nutty, Creamy. Dreamy. Who says that you can’t have a scoop or two of this beautiful ice cream for breakfast when the days…

Check Out Those Buns {Recipe – Easter Chocolate Chelsea Buns}

Today I’ve got for you another chocolate overload recipe. My Nanny (not the posh type but the grandmother type) and Mum have passed on a key life skill for any young girl growing up in the savvy modern world. To…

Angry Bunny Treats {Recipe – Hot Cross Bun Chocolate Truffles}

Warning there is definitely a chocolate theme to this weeks posts with the lead up to Easter. Of course, there is never a time when it will not be improved with a hint of chocolate but Spring seems like a…

Let’s Twist Again {Recipe – Cocoa Nib and Vanilla Bread}

It’s not that often that you will catch me saying that it would be nice to have a subtle chocolate flavour in anything baked. Madness I know! With Easter coming up I wanted a chocolate hit but nothing too overpowering…

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