Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate! Chocolate week is one of my favourite food themed weeks, not least because I can read a hundred chocolate-based recipes and try not to eat too much of the dark stuff. I asked my blogger friends to … Continue reading
As a proud chocoholic, I am pleased that there are loads of great chocolate makers in the UK. But I am really chuffed that here in the North West we actually boast some corkers. So to celebrate Chocolate Week, I … Continue reading
Afternoon tea: a concept that I’m all over in theory, but the reality is often very different. So when I offered to take my sister as a birthday treat, along with our nieces, we decided to try chocolatier Cocoa Cabana hoping that … Continue reading
Sticky treats for chilly days! I am having a marmalade renaissance at the moment: in my porridge (better than maple syrup), on my toast and now it’s in my brownies too!
Well aren’t I a lucky lady? A few weeks ago Bako North Western, a supplier of all sorts of food and ingredients to the catering industry, held a Twitter competition to find the best chocolate cake. I submitted my heart-stopping … Continue reading
I was lucky enough just before Easter to join a handful of other baking bloggers for an afternoon in The Co-operative development kitchens with the delightful Mr Luis Troyano from the Great British Bake Off. Continue reading