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 Patisserie 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 sweetheart. On my recent trip to Paris, I tried my first Choux de Creme (choux buns…

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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.

Nanny’s Christmas Pudding Recipe

This Sunday is traditionally known as Stir Up Sunday. The Sunday before the beginning of Advent when plum puddings were made at home to allow enough time to be matured ready for Christmas. All the family members take it in turn to…

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…

Pistachio Frangipane Croissants Recipe

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…

Toasted Almond Croissant Ice Cream Recipe

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…

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…

Passionfruit Crumb Bars Recipe

These golden bars have been on my to make list for a while. I first had a lemon bar square in San Francisco in a small bakery and since then really wanted to recreate them with passion fruit juice rather…

Nanny’s Simnel Cake Recipe

We’ve just been enjoying a beautiful long bank holiday weekend for the Easter break and I spent my time down in Brighton with my family. A stroll along the pier, a few slot machine played, toy planes won and plenty…

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.…

January 2015 Bean to Bar Chocolate Tastings {Review – Cocoa Runners Parcel}

Yep that’s right, a post about amazing chocolate I received from Cocoa Runners back in January. Yes I am a bad blogger. Especially as there were four new fantastic bars to tuck into. A parcel arranged to introduce a new…

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