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...
Seasonal Recipe – Hazelnut Rochers

Seasonal Recipe – Hazelnut Rochers

Our version of the classic chocolate confection that has become a tradition to be consumed throughout Christmas time. Evoking memories of towers of gold wrapped rochers and chocolate decadence! We hope you enjoy this recipe. These are also featured as one of our...