Category Archives: chocolate

leftover easter egg recipes

leftover easter egg recipe

If you have little ones round the house you’re probably swimming in more chocolate than you know what to do with right now. Here’s a few leftover Easter egg recipes to help give you some inspiration to help clear out those last few chocolate treats. Thanks to Sainsbury’s for providing an Easter basket of treats as an inspiration for this post. I’ll be giving […]

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black forest trifle

When making this, I had to search my blog in case I’d made something like this before. I have a severe weakness for ‘black forest’-flavoured things and I appear to have 4 separate choc-cherry desserts in my collection! This one has been back and forth with In Search of Heston and me, we’ve noticed how obsessed Heston Blumenthal is with […]

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exploding chocolate cakes

There are few simpler pleasures in life than cooking with your children. Baking cakes with a toddler can be a source of tremendous fun. We knocked these absurd little fairy cakes out one rainy afternoon, and had to make more the next day as they went down so well. The secret ingredient is Heston’s Chocolate Popping Candy – great fun! […]

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yoghurt tea loaf

I hate slugs. Not for slimy, yukky reasons, but because they wreak havoc on my nascent courgettes. I accepted all kinds of advice, one of which was scattering broken egg shells around the plants. So this cake was a good excuse to break some eggs. This is from The Yeo Valley Great British Farmhouse Cookbook. It’s a new book from […]

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