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chocolate biscuit cake christmas pudding

Chocolate biscuit Christmas pudding

In Christmas, Puddings, Sweets On December 19, 2014 0 Comments

Hands up who likes Christmas pudding? Mine is firmly up. I love the stuff. But not everyone does. For some it’s just a step too far after all… Read More »

halloween jelly worms in dirt

Halloween party ideas

In Cakes and Bakes, Other, Pasta and Risotto, Pork, Sides, Snacks, Sweets On October 20, 2014 0 Comments

I do love Halloween though I have never been trick or treating. It’s just not in my British nature to knock on someone’s door and give out ultimatums…. Read More »

watermarked brigadeiro truffles

Brigadeiro chocolate truffles

In Other, Sweets On May 13, 2014 6 Comments

I need to get a few things off my chest about 3rd babies. It won’t take long. First up, I wish everyone (well, it seems like everyone) would… Read More »

homemade ferrero rocher

Chocolate hazelnut truffles

In Christmas, Other, Puddings, Snacks, Sweets On November 10, 2013 16 Comments

I know in folk tales and picture books Christmas memories are wooden toys, wreaths, carols around the piano and ‘fun’ snowball fights. My memories are less picture perfect…. Read More »


Meringue roses

In Cakes and Bakes, Sweets On May 25, 2013 9 Comments

I’m not an especially pink person. I didn’t really like it as a child, which having observed a lot of my son’s female pals, is unusual. It wasn’t… Read More »

cake pops christmas puddings

All about cake pops

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Snacks, Sweets On October 21, 2012 23 Comments

I’m a bit of a late adopter with some things. I was almost a teenager when I learnt to ride a bike. I only recently got my first… Read More »

Wedding macs

Wedding macarons

In Biscuits, Sweets On June 6, 2012 14 Comments

Recently I made a lot of macarons. I’m talking 93 wedding favours worth, with two macarons in each. That’s four shells per favour. If my maths is right… Read More »

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Pimp my wafer

In Ice Cream and Lollies, Other, Snacks, Sweets On May 15, 2012 13 Comments

So you know how I pimped those 29p waffle cones from Aldi? If you didn’t then you can check them out here. They’re the classy sister to these… Read More »

easter spiced fudge

Chocolate orange Easter spiced fudge

In Easter, Sweets On March 23, 2012 749 Comments

I’ll never make a hand model. Apart from my gargantuan knuckles (which in the wrong light make my hands look distinctly transvestite-esque), they are also covered in scars. Mostly kitchen… Read More »

Baileys fridge cake truffles

Baileys chocolate fridge cake truffles for your lucky Valentine

In Biscuits, Puddings, Sweets On February 8, 2012 690 Comments

For all those people who scoff at Valentine’s Day, look away now. These truffles are unashamedly pink and cute and all the things that frankly I am not…. Read More »