Vietnamese Coffee Truffles Recipe

I love a Vietnamese Coffee, a strong brew made with an individual drip filter maker and sweetened with condensed milk. Taking it’s time to drip through on the sweetened milk, makes for the perfect weekend drink. I had it first…

Espresso Martini Cupcakes Recipe

Last year for my birthday a dear babe of a friend took me to a hidden bar for an evening of bottomless Espresso Martinis. There were ones flavoured with salted caramel and hazelnut. As well as the different flavours, there…

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.

Aperol Spritz Jelly Recipe

With the warmer weather here, there’s nothing better than a cool cocktail in hand. An Aperol Spritz is one of my favourite drinks and I have fond memories sipping them in front of the cathedral in Genova. There’s something about…

Luxury Hot Chocolate Recipes

The weather is getting colder and the nights are getting darker earlier and we all could do with some liquid warmth. How about cosying up under a thick blanket with a mug of hot chocolate and think of Summer. I’ve…

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…

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…

Homemade Raspberry Liqueur, Part 2 Recipe

Way back when the weather was cold and I was skating around my kitchen in super thick socks and jumper on the jumper I made a batch of raspberry liqueur with my Dad aka. Captain Oddball, you can check out…

Um Bongo Chocolate Truffles Recipe

I’m a big kid. I mean I’m 26 nearly 27 and still will watch Disney films over something hard hitting. I’m terrible with money.  Still, have a soft spot in my heart for any fancy dress/costumes based parties.  And I’m…

Guinness Cake Recipe

In January this year, I visited Ireland for the first time with my brother. We drank some whiskey, we ate lots and we drank some Guinness. Then we drank some more. We even visited the Guinness factory to sample a…

Homemade Raspberry Liqueur, Part 1 Recipe

I love working in the food industry. It’s random. One day I’m cooking in the kitchen. The next I see the products I spent months working on, finally on shop shelves. Then the next I’m back wearing a sexy hair…

Frozen Melon Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

I’ve hit the wall this week. A wall that can only be broken down with something slightly boozy and something slightly naughty. I give you Frozen Melon Daiquiri consumed on a Thursday evening as the weekend is in sight. Super…


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