Tag Archive | chocolate

Christmas is Here (Just About)!

Christmas is Here (Just About)!

It’s that time of year again. Shopping trolleys are piled high, cupboards and fridges are bulging. A lot of people will be cooking more complicated dishes or for more people than they have before. My Christmas Category is full of great recipes and ideas for lots of Christmas main-stays, from meats and accompaniments to desserts. […]

What to Cook for Christmas: Desserts

What to Cook for Christmas: Desserts

The traditional British Christmas dessert is, of course, Christmas pudding, but not everyone likes fruitcake. Here are a few alternatives that everyone will love, just click on the titles to take you to the original post. Mary Berry’s Chocolate Yule Log: An impressive looking dessert, perfect for chocolate lovers. It was easier to make than […]

Mary Berry’s Chocolate Yule Log

Mary Berry’s Chocolate Yule Log

Last year we had cream-filled chocolate roulade as our Christmas dessert bought from supermarket. It was very nice, but this year I thought I really should make dessert myself, so I planned on making a chocolate yule log. Now the cooking gods must have known this as what was one of the recipe’s on the […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Just a quick post to wish my followers and readers seasons greetings. I hope you’re all as stuffed full of good food as I am! As promised I’ll be posting more of my Christmas dinner recipes over the next few weeks, so watch this space. As a little teaser I’ve included a picture of my […]

Two-Tone Chocolate & Vanilla Cupcake/Muffin Icing/Frosting

Two-Tone Chocolate & Vanilla Cupcake/Muffin Icing/Frosting

This post was meant to be a double-whammy – marble muffins and two-tone icing, but something very tragic happened, the muffins were terrible. The mixes combined while it was cooking, and they barely looked marbled and they tasted rubbish. They weren’t disgusting, they just tasted of absolutely nothing, and they went dry very quickly. So, […]

Dukan Diet Fail

Dukan Diet Fail

Regular readers may have noticed I didn’t blog about any Dukan days last week. The reason for this is although I attempted 2 they both failed miserably. The first day I picked at wine gums, and had a couple of ounces of stinky brie my mother brought home from the shops. The second day went […]

Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding

Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding

I don’t have that much of a sweet tooth but occasionally I do crave specific things. At the end of week I really started to crave chocolate pudding, so I went online and found this recipe on the Good Food website. I modified the method ever so slightly, and given the imperial measurements. It turned […]