Chocolate and Raspberry Tart

 This tart has been staring at me since I got the Gü Chocolate Cookbook, the picture is stunning and constantly whispers ‘try me, make me, eat me!’ whenever I happen to glance at it. So this time I gave in and tried it.  My mum had gone to Iran for a month and I was … Continue reading

Panna Cotta and Raspberry Jelly

The more I bake the more complex and beautiful my baked goods are expected to become – apparently having a baking blog means I’m somehow automatically trained in the art of decorating cakes. And I get it to an extent; I get a lot more practice at baking than others, but not enough to call myself a … Continue reading

Strawberries and Cream … and Cheese … and Biscuits!

It was my dad’s birthday recently and I wanted to bake something special.  Everyone has been getting a bit sick of the constant cupcakes, and I still haven’t managed to find the right pie dishes, so I decided on the Strawberries and Cream cheesecake. I started off by making the base for the cheesecake; I … Continue reading

A Close Call With Some Tiramisu

This week a friend asked for Tiramisu cupcakes for her birthday and I thought, this is the best opportunity to play around with some cake decorating tools I’ve recently bought! So I whipped out all the lovely things I’ve bought and planned how I was going to decorate the cupcakes. I decide on some nice … Continue reading