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white chocolate mousse eggs with lemon curd

White chocolate mousse eggs

In Easter, Other, Puddings, Sweets On March 30, 2015 1 Comment

Failure can be a good thing. Take London for example. The first time I took a solo trip to London it was a disaster. In 1999 I was… Read More »

homemade snickers

Homemade Snickers

In Other, Snacks, Sweets On March 23, 2015 5 Comments

These are not easy to make. They involve a lot of stages. They require you to boil sugar. They ask you to hunt out a sugar thermometer. They… Read More »

snowman cookies

Melted snowman biscuits

In Biscuits, Christmas, Sweets On December 24, 2014 2 Comments

Okay, we’re almost there. It’s Christmas Eve. Are you okay? Have you finished work yet? This is my last recipe before the big day. It’s a bit of… Read More »

egg nog truffles

Egg nog truffles

In Christmas, Puddings, Sweets On December 21, 2014 0 Comments

I have so much going on I can barely stop to talk. I really hate it when people do this – tell you how busy they are and… Read More »

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 »

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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 »