Hot Cross Bun Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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…

Cocoa Nib and Vanilla Bread Recipe

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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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.

Homemade Watercress Soup Recipe

Over the years me and my brother have given our parents various names. Nicknames, not anything horrible. Some make sense. Some really don’t and I don’t know who or how they came about.  My mum answers in supermarkets to ‘Spam’.…

S’mores Filled Croissants Recipe

I am so sorry. Sorry to refinement. Send my condolences to tradition. So long to etiquette.  As you won’t find any in this recipe. When deciding to flavour a basic base recipe whether it be a sponge cake, cupcake, macaron or pastries, the…

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…

Pate de Fruit/Fruit Pastilles Recipe

A few weeks back I made some sexy baked doughnuts with fruit purée from Funkin‘ in the glaze. Other than the obvious, lavishly using the purées alongside a huge bottle of prosecco (which let’s face it is a pretty good…

Ryan Gosling Cupcakes Recipe

Last year I bought you the Ryan Gosling Blue Valentine Cupcakes. This year I bring you cupcakes with his face on. Ryan Gosling Cupcakes. You’re welcome. I am well aware of how weird this is. But who can blame me…

Homemade Raspberry Jam Recipe

I was seeing raspberries everywhere I was looking. Even making 3 litres of Raspberry Liqueur didn’t diminish the berry mountain as much as I needed to. The freezer was still full. There was ruby berry juice everywhere. Something needed to be…

Baked Doughnuts Recipe

Back in September I got my apron on and held a bake sale at work for Macmillan Cancer Support, where I used some of Funkin‘s delicious Passion Fruit purée that I had bought on Amazon to experiment with. I ended up…

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…

Malteaser and Toblerone Chocolate Cake Recipe

You’ve never seen a pack of Malteaser’s vanish before your very eyes at the cinema than when you are sat next to my dad. He would manage to get through a whole bag before the film had even begun. It’s…

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