Hazelnut Kisses Biscuits/Baci di Dama Recipe

If you checked out last weeks post on my Food Tour of Genoa, Italy, you would have read that we sampled the delicate Hazelnut Kisses Biscuits or Baci di Dama, nutty biscuits sandwiched with dark chocolate. This is a super…

Eccles Cakes Recipe

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,…

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.

Stollen Brownies Recipe

I made a version of these spiced, vine fruit-studded and marzipan topped brownies at Easter for a Simnel Cake flavour and thought this would be a great opportunity to update the recipe for a seasonal Stollen twist. This is a…

Marshmallow Wedding Favours Recipe

I was lucky to be invited to two beautiful weddings this Summer. Both I was kindly asked to make sweet elements to their sweet days. I made for my lovely friend Jude, the wedding favours for everyone’s table setting at…

Hoisin Chicken Wings Recipe

The last and third recipe in this mini-series of the delicious world of chicken wings, Hoisin Chicken Wings. If you’ve missed the previous recipes for Korean Chicken Wings and Mexican Mole Chicken Wings, I’ll be doing a massive wing around…

Mexican Mole Sauce Chicken Wings Recipe

We’re going down Mexican way for today’s chicken wing recipe. The ingredient list seems a bit long for a simple chicken wing sauce recipe, but trust me this mole sauce will be well worth the pottering around the kitchen collecting…

Fire Wings {Recipe – Korean Chicken Wings}

As part of the icebreaker at the beginning of any food tour I’m a guide for, we go around the table, saying what our favourite food is. For any foodie, this can be a tough decision. I’ve had all sort…

S’mores Chelsea Buns Recipe

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,…

S’mores Marshmallows Recipe

To carry on this mini-series of recipes featuring the key components of the wonder and joy that is S’mores, I bring you today a recipe for a digestive biscuit crumb coated vanilla marshmallow, studded with dark chocolate chips. Take you…

S’mores Monkey Bread Recipe

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…

Hazelnut and Chocolate Baklava Recipe

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…

Serrano Ham and Manchego Croquettes Recipe

I love croquettes. I really do. I mean I just got to have them if they’re on a menu. I think it the special combination of the golden crispy fried coating to be broken through to creamy gooey cheesy meaty centres.…

Savoury Churros with Manchego and Paprika Recipe

I’m a big fan of tapas. I think it has something to do with getting to order a lot of different food to try and to satisfy your greed. I will also love hot churros with a scattering of cinnamon…

Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Having been surround by all the delicious cheese at The Bristol Cheesemonger, I needed to share my ‘recipe’ for the Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich. This isn’t a recipe as such more of an instruction of assembling delicious ingredients, applying heat…

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