How To Make Your Own Chocolate Gin Recipe

I’m going to share with you a fact I learnt recently, that blew my mind. Gin is vodka with an infusion of botanicals with the main one having to be juniper berries. I don’t know how I thought they made…

Choux De Creme with Craquelin Topping and Toblerone Creme Patissiere Recipe

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

About FoodNerd

I eat. I travel. I blog. I repeat.
Working as a Food Technologist, through my blog I take my love for all things food through to my travels to discover new cultures, recipe development in my kitchen and sharing restaurant reviews.

Homemade Bean to Bar Chocolate Recipe

Over the last year or so I had a growing passion for bean to bar chocolate. I think it started when I signed up for monthly Cocoa Runner parcels, exploring all the wonderful single origin bars that are out there…

Maltesers Fudge Recipe

Oh, Captain Oddball. Yesterday was Father’s Day  and would like to share with you the sheer force of awesomeness that is Captain Oddball, or more commonly known as my Dad. I know that most people would say they have a…

Mast Brothers Double Chocolate Cookies with Smoked Salt Recipe

With Easter a stone’s throw away on Sunday, it means I’m even more obsessed with chocolate than any other time of the year. In honour of chocolate fest 2015, I made a recipe from the beautiful Mast Brothers Cook Book.…

Snickers and Peanut Butter Pancakes Recipe

  Yesterday was Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day!!! Got to love a calendar event that has delicious food at the centre of the day. Past years I have may gone down the least refined route when it comes to my pancake…

Nutella Fudge Cupcakes with Nutella Icing Recipe

Today is my Mum’s special birthday. Bless my mum she has been given many nicknames over the years by me and my brother. One of my favourites is Elizabethan England, Mothercare and of course which she answers in supermarkets –…

Joy the Baker’s Dark Chocolate, Pistachio and Smoked Sea Salt Cookies …

I have a girl crush. Correction a girl blogger crush. Joy the Baker is a babe. When my blog grows up I want it to be as good as Joy’s. My copy of her first cookery book needs a new…

Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies Recipe

Today is my last day at a job that I’ve been in for the last four years, fresh from university. I’m not sure how I feel about it all yet, to be honest. Sad and nervous to leave good friends,…

Sea Salt and Cocoa Nib Madeleines Recipe

These delightful little shell Madeleines are great for a bake sale or even an afternoon tea. I’ve taken the basic recipe to the next level by dipping them in a rich bitter dark chocolate and with a sprinkle of crunchy…

Chocolate, Cocoa Nibs and Sea Salt Caramel Recipe

I go on weekend bake off furies sometimes when for once I don’t have a million things to do and places to go. I love these weekends, I pump up the jams, I may or may not of changed into…

Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe

Soon sadly the Summer days will be drawing to a close and the colder Autumn snap will in full force. But I will let you into my secret in how I’m gonna stay a happy cheerful camper throughout the colder…

Brown Sugar & Biscuit Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Have you discovered the love of biscuit butter?? If you’re in love with peanut butter and Nutella than you are gonna go crazy for biscuit/cookie butter.  Imagine a spread made up of sexy cinnamon caramelised sugar biscuits blended to a…

Honey Chocolate Truffles Recipe

One of my happy places is my parents garden. They have worked so hard over the years to make it a beautiful place. The garden has grown up with me and my brother as there was a big ditch that…


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