Raspberries and white chocolate scones

The only massive John Buckley has given us his recipe for scones. I’ll be making these very soon for sure! ” Ingredients: 450g of self raising flour 300ml of...

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Chocolate Truffles

Research tells us that 12 out of every 10 people love chocolate. Ingredients:  250 cl of double cream; 1 tbs of butter; 1 tbs of sugar; 200 g of...

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Death by chocolate

Death by chocolate

I was asked to bake for a little boy’s first birthday and so figured I should probably try and make something a wee bit special. A small slice of...

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Traditional French Flan

Traditional French Flan

If you’ve ever been to France, I really hope you’ve taken the time to try a slice of our Traditional French Flan.  Traditional French flan is an institution. It’s also...

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Tablet: a deliciously sticky mess

Tablet is a Scottish sweet. In keeping with their national tradition, you can feel it clogging your arteries and eat at your teeth but man does it taste good!...

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Auntie Dote’s take on Mrs Beeton’s Almond cake – No Flour!

Yesterday morning I was having a foodie chat with the lovely Jane Ruffino (@janeruffino) about the fact that I’m working on a recipe for a flourless cake for her...

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Bananes Flambées

This one is again a great classic in Guadeloupe and Martinique. It’s also a great classic in my kitchen. It’s one of my favourite desserts and would make the...

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Tinka’s chocolate fudge cake

So a while back I wrote that I was trying to find my feet with baking and that I had tried a recipe for a chocolate fudge cake. This...

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Rhubarb and berry crumble

Today I fancied comfort food and I wanted the house to smell of cake. Sweet, easy, tasty, warm, yummy cake. I didn’t want to spend money on buying a...

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