Chocolate Saltine Toffee Recipe

It's Chocolate Week next week (yes there is such a thing, yippee!) so  I have an incredibly moreish recipe to share with you in preparation. We recently went to a lovely wedding held at the magical Enchanted Oaks in California. The family has bakers and chefs on both sides so we were treated to a … Continue reading Chocolate Saltine Toffee Recipe

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Tropical Chocolate Ganache

Here is a very quick and easy, no-bake recipe for Tropical Chocolate Ganache. It's an extremely moreish tart and as it has fruit on it surely that means it's ok to eat anytime right! (Disclaimer: that comment is obviously for cake lovers or for people who try to justify when it's a good time to … Continue reading Tropical Chocolate Ganache

Dairy & Gluten Free Sweet Potato Chocolate Brownies

This recipe was given to me by a dear friend when I changed my diet to gluten and dairy free. On taking my first bite I was "hmmmm" unsure, but once the taste and texture had sunk in I was "mmmm" heaven. Totally moorish and addictive and it has been pretty much a weekly treat … Continue reading Dairy & Gluten Free Sweet Potato Chocolate Brownies

Sunrises and Sunsets – Road Trip USA Days 2 & 3

Road Trip Feb 2015 – London – Los Angles/Orange County – San Diego  – Palm Springs – Las Vegas Friday & Saturday (days 2/3) Huntington Beaches, Orange County As I said we chose to stay in Sunset Beach which is part of the Huntington Beaches about 45 mins drive from LAX. We were planning on … Continue reading Sunrises and Sunsets – Road Trip USA Days 2 & 3

Upper Class Experience – Road Trip USA Day 1

Road Trip USA - London - Los Angles/Orange County – San Diego  – Palm Springs – Las Vegas Thursday (day 1) – We left a cold grey England with the excitement that you can only have when you know you’ve got no work or responsibilities for more than a fortnight. Flying Upper Class means that … Continue reading Upper Class Experience – Road Trip USA Day 1

Giant White Chocolate Cookies & Cookie Dough Pie

This is one of my son’s recipes, crunchy on the outside but soft and chewy on the inside. The pie is, in his words, “perfect to dip in to and eat with ice-cream”! This amount would make about 10 cookies or 4 cookies and a pie. 125g butter 100g soft brown sugar 125g castor sugar … Continue reading Giant White Chocolate Cookies & Cookie Dough Pie

Chocolate Coconut Weetabix Slice

Staying on the coconut chocolate theme, similar to last week's recipe but a different taste and texture and still so easy to make. 1. Melt 125g of butter in a pan on a low heat then mix in 150g flour, 85g of desiccated coconut, 140g sugar and around 75g of Weetabix (I used 5 of … Continue reading Chocolate Coconut Weetabix Slice