All Things Chocolate · Bars and Slices · Cheesecakes · Desserts

Hot Fudge Cheesecake Chickpea Brownies

The last day of term arrived, and finally some of the stress of the past two weeks has decreased. Interviews for my placement next year have been ongoing and dealing with rejection has been difficult, while balancing study and making time for myself. Coincidentally, I haven’t been able to bake as much as I liked,… Continue reading Hot Fudge Cheesecake Chickpea Brownies

Breakfast · Savoury · Snacks

Garlic Spinach, Ham and Mushroom Muffins/ Quiches

Easter is finally here. Well okay not quite, but 2 days is nothing! It’s nearly here and I’m so excited. Making Easter eggs and chocolates is always fun because I love tempering chocolate, however I never really go all out on chocolate unless it’s a special occasion. Such a shame, I find working with chocolate both… Continue reading Garlic Spinach, Ham and Mushroom Muffins/ Quiches

Puddings

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bread Pudding

Sunny weather is upon us and it’s beautiful outside. Easter is also coming and I can’t wait to have Easter eggs. Don’t judge, adults are allowed easter eggs as well 🙂 I’m also looking forward to the days off from college and getting one of my exams done next week. The annual exams are coming… Continue reading Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bread Pudding

Desserts · Puddings

Lighter Cream Cheese Caramel Flan

Anyone up for a French/ Portuguese kind of thing today? Left with a tub of leftover cream cheese and the smatterings of some yoghurt which hadn’t been used at the end of a busy week. I couldn’t stand the thought of more cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches, so I opted for something sweet instead. Looking… Continue reading Lighter Cream Cheese Caramel Flan

Savoury · Snacks

Baked Pesto and Sweetcorn Bread Cakes (Dumplings)

There’s nothing quite like a warm drink in a coffee shop, while writing and avoiding the rest of the world. This is currently what I am doing and I have no regrets. Another week of college is over and I’m looking forward to the weekend. Today, things kept going wrong and I just wanted to… Continue reading Baked Pesto and Sweetcorn Bread Cakes (Dumplings)

Breads · Quickbreads · Snacks

(Fast) No-Rise Cocoa Red Bean Buns

Huddled by the fire, while outside is covered with snow. That is currently the situation for most families in the UK and Ireland due to the meeting of the Beast from the East and Storm Emma. We were without power for a while, but luckily we got it back again meaning we have heating again… Continue reading (Fast) No-Rise Cocoa Red Bean Buns

Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Uncategorized

Chocolate Cranberry Tortilla Mince Pies

“Expect a beast from the east.” Sounds like winter weather is ahead of Europe, according to weather scientists and various radio hosts from today. There wasn’t any snow at Christmas, but it’s never too late for snow. Seeing as the Christmas weather is upon us, there’s nothing strange about making mince pies in February. Mince… Continue reading Chocolate Cranberry Tortilla Mince Pies