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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

Giving it some Welly!

Giving it some Welly!

Inspired by the Great British Bake off, this past week I have been obsessing over making a Beef Wellington. For regular readers of this blog, you’ll know I have a love of all things pastry related, especially if it’s filled with meat. Not good for the heart or the waistline, but we’re not talking about indulging everyday! Continue reading

The Perfect Burger Bun

The Perfect Burger Bun

I wanted to get my bake on and attempt to make the “perfect” burger bun. Too many times have I eaten a burger where the bread hasn’t been strong enough to stand up to the filling, disintegrating into mush and the whole burger turning into a sloppy mess – is there such thing as the perfect bun? Continue reading