Lemon Madeleines with Raspberry Chocolate


It just dawned on me while lying in bed this morning, lost in my own wonders of possibilities – usually about recipe ideas and planning how to bring such dreams to life – that there is a link between my affinity for cute bite-sized eats and my Mediator personality. Ah ahem, yes there is a…

Chocolate Cloud Pie/tart


Question: when is it OK to call a tart, a pie? I set out to make a chocolate tart with a light airy filling; in fact it was so airy, it struggled under the weight of the mirror glaze… You can find the recipe for the glaze at this post. So I think I can…

Raspberry and chocolate mousse delight


It’s birthday month in our bubble and I went all out to make S and J’s favourite dessert. Layers are chocolate pate sable biscuit layers, raspberry jelly layers, chocolate and raspberry mousse, with a cocoa mirror glaze, garnished with freeze dried raspberries and gold (!! I did say I went all out!!). It’s deviously straightforward…

Biscoff Blondie Slice with Burnt Butter Ice Cream


Sometimes all you need is a slice of nutty, buttery, chewy and fudgey baking to brighten up your day. In our case, Lockdown 4.0 has intensified this need and I wanted to make something quick but new at the same time. Our criteria: • nutty, buttery and caramely• soft and chewy• using what we’ve got•…

Brown Sugar Chocolate Chunk Cookies


What’s the definition of a good chocolate chip cookie? For us, it has to be crunchy on the edges and chewy in the middle. It has to be flavourful, with a molasses aroma and of course, lots of good CHOCOLATE. In fact, puddles of it will be excellent. Dark brown sugar provides for a stronger…