Tag Archives: Chocolate

Chocolate crème brûlée surprise

You’ll probably need cheering up this morning after the election results and, if you want to make a dinner party-worthy dessert that will make you friends for life, look no further than this chocolate crème brûlée surprise. It’s ridiculously simple … Continue reading

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Chocolate and mandarin torte

As far as I’m aware, I’m not allergic to any foodstuffs (only wasps!) and I can only imagine what a complete drag it is to have to read every food label, or make enquiries at restaurants and other people’s houses … Continue reading

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Tarte Belle Helene

Pear, almond and chocolate heaven! Truth be told, in the interest of my expanding waistline, I don’t make desserts unless I have visitors these days. Last week, I had a house full so I made two French classics – delicious … Continue reading

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Mmmmm macarons!

  I can’t think why I’ve never made macarons until recently. Perhaps it’s because, if you buy them from a shop, they are sooooo expensive that I thought they must be tricky to make at home. Well, I had a … Continue reading

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Chocolate mousse cake with mandarin marmalade

Party perfect show-stopping dessert! Over the holidays we were lucky enough to be invited to lots of friends and family gatherings. I usually make something to contribute to the party table to save the hostess some of the culinary stress … Continue reading

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