Autumn Reviews – Cru Kafe, Supermilk and Doughnuts!

Bread, Cake, Doughnut, Pudding

A round up of a few items that have caught my attention recently… Cru Kafe Coffee Pods Let’s start with the coffee…I’m a huge fan of a good cup of coffee. At home, we have a Nespresso coffee machine, I’m pretty sure it’s the Nespresso U model and it’s the second one we’ve had having… 

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10 Amazing Chocolate Cakes – Chocolate Week 2014


It’s Chocolate Week 2014, which is a good thing, as I’m in the mood for chocolate. So to mark the occasion, here are five of my favourite show-stopping chocolate cakes. Click on the arrows to scroll through the slider.   Hungry for more? I’ve selected some more of my favourites from around the web -… 

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Vegan Chocolate Cake – Affinities Cake from Rococo

Vegan Chocolate Cake

It’s chocolate cake time, although this one counts as semi-healthy owing to the fact that it is a vegan chocolate cake and it contains prunes – so a slice of this definitely counts as one of your five a day in my view. Given my addiction and adoration of chocolate in any form I was… 

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Make a Christmas Rice Krispie House!

Rice Krispie House

Here’s a little project for the weekend, as an alternative to a baked Gingerbread house why not have a go at  my white chocolate Rice Krispie House? This was part of a group of Christmas recipes that I was asked to make and style for the Good Food Channel’s website. I think of all the recipes… 

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cake – Great British Chefs


This cake almost needs no introduction. I called it the ‘Big Daddy’ Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cake because we made it for Father’s Day. Four layers of chocolate cake with salted caramel buttercream and a chocolate fudge topping. The tallest cake I’ve ever made. Half a jar of Bonne Maman ‘Confiture de Caramel’ left to eat and… 

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Nigella’s Everyday Brownies (With Leftover Mini Eggs)


I’m re-visiting this post from last Easter. It’s time to get baking again! Not that there really are ever any ‘leftover’ mini eggs…but just in case you have a bag or two around this Easter, I hope you find time to make these.

Homemade Mother’s Day Chocolates – Puddles and Lollipops (that Dads can help with!)

Chocolate Lollipops

  I had an idea, to make some homemade Mother’s Day chocolates, which seemed much less messy in my head (although the photos conveniently don’t show the trail of chocolate all over the worktops) to make some chocolate blobs and decorate them. They seemed to work and my three year old enjoyed adding sprinkles and… 

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