Nutty, crunchy pistachio-ey treats that everyone will love, well, except those with allergies!
I challenged myself to make an Angry Birds cake…and got angry in the process!
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 …
A bit of a domestic over what ended up to be a very nice apple and rhubarb crumble tart!
Tiny, very pretty mini lemon meringues, light, crispy, chewy, tangy and very moreish – these little beauties are pretty to look at, but even better in your mouth!
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.