Chocolate biscuits

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Moorish Chocolate Biscuits

Easy to make and easy to eat. (Far too easy to eat!). These chocolate biscuits are great with a cup of tea or hot chocolate. And easy enough to make with children. We made them with dark chocolate powder, but if you want them a little lighter, you can use different, milk chocolate powder or dip them in white or milk chocolate.  Read more

Apricot Brioche Buns 

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Apricot brioche buns

A beautiful sweet bread that tastes delicious eaten as a sweet treat or wrapped around a savoury burger (meat of vegan depending on your preference) This is a basic brioche recipe which can be adjusted on how you want to use it.

Once the dough has been proved and re-kneaded, this is when you can ‘customise’ it. 

Decide on the shape you want it. You can make it into bread bun shapes or put it in a tin (or do what we have done and pop them in cake tins or case like we have (we used silicon muffin cases).  

Decide if you want them plain or with added ingredients. We added chopped apricots, but you can add chocolate chips or anything else as long as you don’t add to much and the pieces aren’t too bad.  Read more

Chocolate Brioche Twist – Bake

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Chocolate Brioche Twist 

Our take on Babka bread. It is great comfort food, but not the easiest recipe we have shared. Good luck and find us on Instagram if you want help.  Read more

Baking up a Treat

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Things to Bake:

The nights are drawing in and Christmas is coming. A lovely time to bake and make treats. So here are a few ideas that make great snacks for when people visit. Or great gifts for people for Christmas. Read more

Syjunta

Photography by Sussex photographer Emma Croman

If you are wanting something new, social and creative to do when the nights start drawing in, we may have found the perfect thing for you. Syjunta. Syjunta is a Swedish concept. It is the name given to a gathering of people who meet to craft and enjoy a seasonal home-cooked supper.  Read more

Book Corner | The Quick Roasting Tin

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Book Corner | The Quick Roasting Tin

Published: 30th May 2019

A diverse range of recipes, all cooked in a roasting tin, and with gorgeous accompanying photographs. (Warning: This book will make you want to buy a new range of roasting tins.) Dinners, lunches, brunches, puddings and sides; all made in a tin. Read more

MAKE BAKE AND READ | Some things to do in the Easter Holidays

MAKE BAKE AND READ – Some things to do in the Easter Holidays

The Spring half term is here, so we have come up with a few things to do incase you need a few ideas. We would love to hear about what you are doing this half term and Easter weekend. Find us on social media and let us know! (Links at the base of the post). Read more

Bake | How To Make a Beautiful But Simple Real Flower Cake

We have all seen the stunning cakes with real flowers on this summer, including at the royal wedding. Here is a really simple cake: Read more

Things To Do With Marshmallow | Food Blog

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Classical Vanilla Marshmallow

Summer holidays are here! And it is a great time to start baking and making and camp fires (please choose a safe and suitable area). With this in mind, we thought we would give you a few ideas on what to do with marshmallows rather than just eat them.

And we decided to ask an expert, so we asked  The Mallow Maid

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Marshmallow Just Got Cooler – Meet the Mallow Maid.

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Marshmallows have just got cooler! These gorgeous, sweet treats have just got a bit of attitude. We spoke to the owner of The Mallow Maid, Sarah, about her innovative flavours, her inspiration and having her Marshmallows showing what they are made of in Vogue and Glamour magazines!  Read more