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Pistachio Chocolate Macarons

Pistachio Chocolate Macarons

Nutty, crunchy pistachio-ey treats that everyone will love, well, except those with allergies! Continue reading

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Festive Macarons

Festive Macarons

This past week I fell out of favour with macarons big time. Despite making them quite regularly now I had an EPIC fail when making my first batch of these chocolate and chestnut ones for our Dinner at the Manor vintage afternoon tea so I had to restart. I still wasn’t completely happy with my … Continue reading

Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes

Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes

Never mind the Ambassador, with these cupcakes I am definitely spoiling you! Soft chocolate sponge, filled with Nutella and chopped hazelnuts and then topped with Nutella frosting and more chopped hazelnuts. Oh, and to gild the lilly a whole Ferrero Rocher on top to boot. Continue reading

Mad about Madeleines

Mad about Madeleines

Another sweet treat for you to salivate over – this time in the shape of some delightful raspberry and lemon curd madeleines that I whipped up for our Rachel Khoo Parisian Tea we held earlier in the month. Continue reading

A Fruity Tart

A Fruity Tart

Drum roll please… finally a baking related post! The last sweet thing I wrote about was way back in April and now we’re hurtling towards Autumn. If I’m honest, I think I fell a bit out of love with baking over the summer, holidays, post holiday weight gain and a quest to lose such weight … Continue reading

Holy Macaron!

Holy Macaron!

Take that macarons! In your face!! Yes, you can probably gauge by my enthusiasm that I am extremely happy!! As I have said before, Macarons scare me. Proper scare the living sh!t out of me – more than Pennywise the clown from Stephen King’s IT. (If you don’t know who he is, then do an image … Continue reading

Easter Buns

Easter Buns

I also never made hot cross buns before, not sure why as they are actually really simple to make, however, this year I wanted to give them a bash, and Dan Lepard’s recipe is a triumph. Continue reading