Seasonal Recipe – Chocolate Souffle with Dark Chocolate Sauce

Seasonal Recipe – Chocolate Souffle with Dark Chocolate Sauce

Makes 8 Souffle   Recipes: Chocolate Sauce Chocolate Crème Patisserie Chocolate Souffle   Ingredients: Unsalted Butter (soft) Grated Chocolate Icing Sugar   Equipment: 8x Souffle Ramekins. Size 6.8cm height x 9.5cm diameter Small pouring jugs for the chocolate sauce....
Seasonal Recipe – Simnel Cake

Seasonal Recipe – Simnel Cake

A Simnel Cake is a light fruit cake, which has become a tradition to be eaten at Easter time. The 11 balls of marzipan used to decorate the top are believed to represent the apostles – minus Judas! To create an extra rich and moist cake, we marinate the fruits...
Seasonal Recipe – Amedei Chocolate Tarts

Seasonal Recipe – Amedei Chocolate Tarts

Hazelnut & Almond Pastry filled Toscano 70% chocolate ganache and rich chocolate sponge then finished with Crème Chantilly.   Makes Approximately 16 Tarts   Recipes: Hazelnut & almond pastry Chocolate ganache Rich chocolate sponge Crème...
Seasonal Recipe – Puits D’Amour

Seasonal Recipe – Puits D’Amour

In the theme of Valentines, I have chosen ‘Puits D’Amour which translates as ‘Wells of Love’’. A French classic pastry, which was first mentioned in a recipe book in 1735. Vincent De La Chapelle’s Le Cuisiner Moderne. The cake developed over time and it was Nicolas...
Seasonal Recipe – Pecan and Banana Cake

Seasonal Recipe – Pecan and Banana Cake

We all need a little bit of comfort during the cold winter months. This cake is tasty, comforting and contains one of your 5 a day! 😉   Pecan and Banana Cake Recipes:                     Banana Cake Pecan Streusal topping   Equipment:               Eight x...
Seasonal Recipe – Whisky Tablet

Seasonal Recipe – Whisky Tablet

A real Scottish tradition. It was something my Granny used to take great pride in. The recipe I have used dates back a long way, it uses fresh milk rather than evaporated milk, unlike most modern recipes. A recipe using fresh milk takes far longer to cook but is worth...