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black forest doughnuts

Dark chocolate and cherry might be my favourite combination. That dark bitterness and the punch of sweet-sour cherry is just magic. So why not stick it in a doughnut?! One of the things that gets overlooked when working with chocolate is the importance of seasoning it. A little salt with chocolate improves it immensely, spiking the flavour and lifting it. […]

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caffe latte ice cream

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I really like coffee. Like, a lot. So an excuse to try a brand marketed as “the world’s strongest coffee” must be worth a go! Black Insomnia is a very strong coffee made using traditional barrel roasting techniques to create a smooth, rich taste from a mix of carefully selected Arabica and Robusta beans. Made by Black Insomnia Coffee Company […]

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terry’s chocolate orange millionaires shortbread

It’s Father’s Day soon. And like other Dads I’m happy to get t-shirts, mugs, home-made cards and so on. But I’m also very happy when people make me edible gifts. Like this Terry’s chocolate orange millionaire’s shortbread! As if crumbly, biscuity, chewy, caramelly, chocolate Millionaire’s shortbread wasn’t moreish enough, adding orange flavour takes it to another dimension. Perennial stocking-filler Terry’s chocolate […]

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