Vegetarian food blog featuring delicious and nutritious whole food recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Chocolate Log + Ten Favourite Chocolate Recipes

Blood Orange Chocolate Log

Celebratory Layer Cakes | 14th February 2019 | By

A lip smacking chocolate log isn’t just for Christmas. It’s also a great cake to mark both St Valentine’s Day and ten years of blogging. This celebratory chocolate log is a brilliant way to share the love. It looks a bit special and is made from rich dark chocolate, seasonal blood oranges and red strawberry jam. In honour of the occasion, I also have ten favourite chocolate recipes from some awesome food blogging buddies.

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Eight Years of Chocolate Blogging & a Valentine’s Day Giveaway #86

Valentine's Day Giveaway

Giveaways | 14th February 2017 | By

Happy Valentine’s Day. Today is of course a very important day for lovers. For me, however, Valentines Day has additional meaning. it’s the day CT and I set off on our year long adventure around the Antipodes and the day we arrived back home. It’s also the day I started my blog, Chocolate Log Blog, as it was then. So to celebrate this love of all things chocolate, I have a box of luscious chocolates from Hotel Chocolat for one lucky chocolate lover – a Valentine’s Day Giveaway.

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Honeyed Rose Hot Chocolate – Flavours of the Middle East

Rose Hot Chocolate

I have a bit of a thing for hot chocolate. So what better way to mark such a momentous and romantic day as this Honeyed Rose Hot Chocolate. Today is not only St Valentine’s Day, but also my blog anniversary. Yes, my blog, in its first iteration as Chocolate Log Blog and now latterly Tin and Thyme, is seven today.

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Grapefruit and Honey Almond Cake

Bundt, Food Reviews | 14th February 2015 | By

A beautifully textured and delicious bundt cake flavoured with grapefruit and honey and covered in a honeyed grapefruit chocolate glaze. This delicious grapefruit and honey almond cake has a slight crunch from the freshly ground almonds for additional flavour and interest. Plus there’s a bonus recipe for candied peel.

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Mini Chocolate Valentine’s Cakes and Chocolate Log Blog is Five

Cupcakes | 14th February 2014 | By

Astonishingly, this blog is five years old today.  To celebrate, rather than a St Valentine’s Day Massacre, I’ve engineered something all together more festive.

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Peach and White Chocolate Cake

A square of peach and white chocolate cake.

Cake, Traybakes | 4th April 2013 | By

Soft sweet and fruity, this peach and white chocolate cake is a real crowd pleaser. It’s easy to make and is just perfect for summer entertaining. But I won’t tell if you want to enjoy a slice whilst having a quiet read in the garden.

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Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook at Last

The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook

Book Reviews | 14th February 2013 | By

Today, the 14th February, a number of things coincide: Chocolate Log Blog is four, The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook, featuring one of my recipes, is published and I’m off to attend my 5th CCC meeting, which just happens to be at Waterstones in Truro. This 4th blog anniversary feels like the perfect time to post about CCC.

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Chocolate Log Blog Highlights – Three Years On

Roundup Posts | 14th February 2012 | By

Can you believe it? I certainly can’t. Chocolate Log Blog is three years old today! For this, my third blogiversary, I wanted to take a highlight from each month of the last year. This proved to be much harder than I’d anticipated – there were a number of significant events worthy of inclusion, but I made myself stick to only one – cue applause. Read on to find the Chocolate Log Blog highlights from out second year.

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Chocolate Log Blog Two Years On

Awards Plus | 14th February 2011 | By

It’s hard for me to believe that my blog has been going now for two full years. Last year, at the grand old age of one, I thought I’d achieved a lot. This year, I’ve done even more. Chocolate Log Blog two years on has undergone some changes and is evolving all the time. It’s quite a different beast to when it started in those dim and distant days of 2009.

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Chocolate Log Blog One Year On

Spiced chocolate cupcakes on a bamboo tray for National Chocolate Week. Dark chilli chocolate and cardamom and orange milk chocolate.

Awards Plus | 14th February 2010 | By

Well, it’s hard to imagine, but Chocolate Log Blog is one year old today. When I re-read my first post and reviewed what I was trying to achieve, it made me realise how much I’ve actually done in the year. Chocolate cakes galore.

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