Almond Tiramisu

Almond Tiramisu

There was a bit of a debate going on last week over the Amaretto/Amaretti issue. Interestingly they can both be made from almonds or apricot kernels. Naturally, for my choice of ALMONDS as this month’s We Should Cocoa challenge, I had to go a hunting for Amaretti biscuits made from almonds and that is what […]

We Should Cocoa – The May Challenge is Almonds


I know you must be thinking what on earth is the “We Should Cocoa” challenge doing here. Well, I am pretty surprised to find it here myself. Let me tell you how it came about…… Choclette got in touch to tell me that Chele over at The Chocolate Teapot was going to be taking a […]

Roasted Butternut Squash & Black Bean Mole

Easy Mexican Mole

Even though I spent the Milllennium New Year over in Mexico, I never did get to try a dish called Mole. Ever since then  I have always  wanted to make it  but knew it involved many many ingredients, some of which could only really be found on the internet. And  as much as I seem […]

Chocolate Ripple Meringues with Orange Sherbet

Choc meringues with oranges & cream

At this time of the year, I always seem to have a glut of oranges lurking in the fruit bowl along with the satsumas, clementines, mandarins and tangerines. Luckily though, orange is my favourite colour so I often look over at them just to perk me up with their bright cheeriness. But, they often don’t […]