This is a recipe I compiled recently for my chocolate loving boyfriend’s birthday: a light chocolate sponge, covered with a thick layer of chocolate orange mousse, topped with rich dark chocolate ganache. So basically, it’s chocolate with chocolate and chocolate – how far wrong can you go with that? (more…)
This is a pretty, summery cupcake. I made it for Mother’s Day and it went down a treat! (more…)
A deliciously easy beginning…
Here is something simple, yet delicious, to get started. Cupcakes are so satisfying, because it is so easy to make them look beautiful!
This is a recipe I compiled out of different Victoria Sponge recipes, adapting it for the cupcake and adding a special ingredient… (more…)
A few days ago, when I found myself regretting that there was enough home-made chocolate gateau and freshly baked bread to last us another few days and I therefore had no excuse to don my apron and get baking, I realised it was time to put my obsession into words. Partly, to give myself something baking-related to do when I’m not actually baking, but I hope it will also become a place for kindred bakers to come to when they’ve run out of eggs on a Sunday afternoon. A bakers anonymous, if you like. Except that it’s not about abstaining. Quite the contrary.