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Chocolate Orange Almond and Macadamia Nut Biscotti

biscotti recipe

Week two of The Great British Bake Off saw the nation fall in love with Biscotti during biscuit week. In addition to the twice baked delectable little Italian cookies, the bakers were asked to bake light puff pastry biscuits called Arlettes, as well as an edible biscuit box filled with 36 identical biscuits. The perfectionist in me… 

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The Best Black Forest Cake Recipe

Back Forest Cake Recipe

Last week marked the 6th season of the Great British Bake Off. The Bake Off is my ultimate TV guilty pleasure. I love watching the cakes, cookies, breads and tray bakes they make each week.  Some I’ve made before, some I’ve thought about making before, and others I’ve never even heard of. The competition kicked… 

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Easter Mini Egg Caramel Pavlova

Easter mini egg caramel pavlova

A couple of years ago I visited the inaugural South of England Food & Drink Festival. It was one of the best foodie days out my husband and I had ever had. The atmosphere was so family friendly, the food stalls were great, and the indoor country market was full of local organic suppliers.  While we… 

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Triple Layer Chocolate Mud Cake

American chocolate mud cake

Nothing beats a good chocolate cake.  There’s just something so satisfying about slicing your fork through layers of fluffy chocolate sponge before hitting the gooey chocolate frosting centre, and then another layer of chocolate sponge. For someone who loves chocolate so much, it’s actually been a remarkably long time since I’ve baked a chocolate cake. Probably because… 

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Laduree Religieuse Recipe

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Shhh, I have a secret….. I fell in love in Paris.  But not with my husband.  I fell in love with pastries.  Perfect little pastries.  From the first time I set foot into a Laduree patisserie parlour I knew I was somewhere special.  I’d never seen so many gorgeous and unique pastries before, they were like… 

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