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

Chocolate Macaroon Recipe with Honeyed Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Macaroon Recipe with Honeyed Chocolate Ganache

What do you do with leftover egg whites? I make chocolate macaroons.  I adore macaroons and find it very hard to stop at only one. One leftover egg white is the perfect quantity to make a few, but not too many. This chocolate macaroon recipe substitutes chufa flour for ground almonds, but you can easily swap them back again if you find ground chufas difficult to get hold of.

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Triple Chocolate Muffins for National Chocolate Week

Triple Chocolate Muffins (or buns).

Small Cakes, We Should Cocoa | 16th October 2016 | By

Rich triple chocolate muffins, or buns as I’d call them. They’re liberally studded with pieces of both crunchy white chocolate and melting milk chocolate. Not only are they delicious, but they’re easy to make and will appeal to all.

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Indulgent Chocolate Milk: Nurture Your Inner Hedonist for Organic September

Indulgent Chocolate Milk

Drinks, G2.3 Blender | 20th September 2016 | By

I make no excuses for posting this indulgent chocolate milk drink. It’s nothing like my salted caramel chocolate milkshake and I’m making no health claims for this one. It’s a rich confection full of chocolate and cream and is purely for pleasure.

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Triple Chocolate Bread Loaf – Spicy, Twisty & Delicious

Triple Chocolate Bread Loaf

Bread & Buns | 10th September 2016 | By

An enriched bread dough flavoured with three different chocolates and three spices. The triple chocolate bread loaf is then plaited and shaped to form a twisty round loaf.

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Coffee Cardamom Chocolate Mousse Cake – Irresistible!

Coffee Cardamom Chocolate Mousse Cake

Our local cafe, Olive & Co, does a mean coffee cardamom chocolate cake. It’s more of a torte really as it contains no flour. I’ve been wanting to try making something similar for ages and with the arrival of the new Divine chocolate baking bars, the time seemed right to give it a go. I give you my coffee cardamom chocolate mousse cake.

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Simnel Mincemeat Easter Cake with Chocolate Truffle Apostles

Simnel Easter Cake

Easter, Large Cakes | 27th March 2016 | By

Easter just isn’t Easter without a suitable bake. And as far as I’m concerned it’s all the better for the inclusion of chocolate. So, with that in mind, I wish you all a very Happy chocolate filled Easter and hope you enjoy my Simnel Mincemeat Easter Cake with chocolate apostles.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups and Homemade Memories

Peanut Butter Cups

Book Reviews, Chocolates | 15th July 2015 | By

This recipe for chocolate peanut butter cups is just so good. Honeyed salty peanut butter enrobed with dark milk chocolate and encrusted with cocoa nibs. They make a fabulous gift or the ultimate self-indulgent treat.

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Passionfruit Caramel Chocolates with Rosemary

Passionfruit Caramel Chocolate

Chocolates, Sponsored Post | 19th September 2014 | By

Smooth and soft caramel with the flavours of sweet tart passionfruit and a hint of rosemary enrobed in a rich crisp chocolate casing. The flavours and textures meld perfectly in these passionfruit caramel chocolates. There’s even a video from a master chocolatier to show you exactly how to make them.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispies

No Bake, Quick Recipes | 22nd August 2014 | By

These simple no-bake chocolate peanut butter crispies are given additional bursts of flavour by adding peanut butter and a little honey. Such salty and sweet crunchy bites of delight.

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Goat’s Cheese Chocolate Truffles

Goat's Cheese Chocolate Truffles on a blue plate.

Chocolates, Gifts | 14th December 2013 | By

Who’s tried goat’s cheese chocolate truffles before? If you haven’t you’re in for a surprising treat. They make a fitting end to a dinner party meal and will be much appreciated by any self respecting chocolate and cheese lover on any occasion.

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