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Melting Chocolate Moments

These are like Viennese fingers or whirls but all chocolate! Very crumbly melt in the mouth biscuits sandwiched together with dark chocolate ganache. I use fairly reasonably priced chocolate from the supermarket for most of my ...
 
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Food Photography Lighting Ideas

  Although I love using natural light for a lot of my food photography, sometimes it’s just not an option. The UK has many days when the sun does not appear and when it does it’s not for long enough! So I have ...

 
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Pouring Spoons Food Photography Video

I had great fun creating these images and putting it in to a video for Essential Photo using some of their brilliant Pixapro Glowpad lights. Excellent slim LED light panels that are battery operated which makes them super porta...
 
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Pookies, Apple Pie Cookies

We recently had a wonderful couple of nights away, we stayed in a lovely B&B and when we left they gave us loads of Bramley cooking apples. I’ve made a few things with them and shared them with friends too. Then I dec...

 
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Coffee Drizzle Cake

  I do love a coffee cake but don’t make them often as I’m the only one here that likes them, which means I end up eating most (by most I mean all) of it! I decided a cake crossed with a sugary drizzle topping ...
 
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Daim Mousse Shots

I had an idea this would be rather fabulous if it worked……and it did! I wasn’t convinced the Daim (well they used to be Dime in the UK back in the day, apparently that changed in 2005!) would melt, of course t...

 
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White Chocolate and Cherry Fudge

White Chocolate and Cherry Fudge I love fudge, it makes a great gift and will keep well. Here’s a variation I tried recently which went down well. White Chocolate and Cherry Fudge Makes 50-60 bite sized pieces Ingredients...
 
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Easy Banoffee Pavlova

An easy pudding to satisfy that sweet tooth! I usually have a can or jar of caramel in the cupboard as well as double cream in the fridge and having chickens means eggs are always on hand too. Perfect, add bananas and we’...

 
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Malt Loaf

Malt Loaf One of our favourites here, but not too squidgy like the shop bought ones. Lasts several days (well if it doesn’t get eaten), I think the flavour deepens after a day or so. Delicious spread with butter and a cup of te...
 
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Chocolate Sandwich Biscuits with Vanilla Mallow Filling

Perfect with a cuppa and friends or an afternoon treat to keep you focused, these are lovely! The mallow filling is so lush and squidgy (you will get messy), also amazing on and in big cakes and sublime on cupcakes. Best eaten ...