Tag Archives: chocolate

Chocolate Banana Loaf

This recipe came about due to a surplus of bananas at the office – you know when they get really smelly with brown spots, super soft and sweet? Well there was over a dozen so I took a healthy bunch … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chocolate Orange Stripey Cakey Extravaganza!

This cake was made for a friend from work who is moving on to greener pastures. Take the recipe Basic Cake Mix and double it. Make it all in one bowl with added orange zest up until you are ready to … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

5 Ways With Vodka

Wow your guests with tip top cocktails! Bloody Mary – fill long glasses with ice then add into each: 4tbsp vodka, 150ml tomato,  2 tbsp of lemon juice, 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce and a splash of Tabasco, add a sprinkle of black pepper … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chocookies

These cookies are so chocolatey and so cookie-y I decided to blend their most defining features together in one scrumptious name. Ingredients: 200g butter or marg 170g caster sugar 1 egg 225 SRF (if you decided to go down the … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

15 Tips Parents Should Know Before Bribing Their Kids With Chocolate!

This piece is a fabulous selection of advice from Fiona Faulkner’s book 25 Foods Kids Hate which was reviewed by Good Food magazine. 1. Get Them Shopping – Try involve your kids in some small way, maybe writing the list? 2. … Continue reading

Posted in General Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chocolate Macaroons

These are not traditional French macaroons by any standard, they are far easier to make, just a yummy but more of a biscuit bite. You will need: wooden spoon, bowl, scales, greased baking tray. Ingredients: 2 eggs whites 200g ground almonds 30g … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rocky Road

This is a fab traybake for parties and really easy to make too! Always goes down a storm! You will need: roasting tray lined with foil or grease proof paper, heatproof jug/bowl, bowl, wooden spoon, rolling pin and big zippy … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment