Hot Chocolate – the real deal

Hot chocolate is my go-to solution for many things. Ok, so it doesn't actually fix anything, but it sure makes me feel better. When you're sad - have a hot chocolate. When you're mad - have a hot chocolate. When you're tired or stressed - have a hot chocolate. The silkiness of the liquid and… Continue reading Hot Chocolate – the real deal

Cakes, Sweet

Chocolate drizzled Profiteroles

I always think of Profiteroles as a bit of a throw back to the '70's, but they have been around a lot longer than that. They are little balls of choux pastry (pronounced "shoe") that are filled with custard cream, ice cream or whipped cream and are often garnished with a sprinkling of icing sugar… Continue reading Chocolate drizzled Profiteroles

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Finding Contentment

Contentment. Do we really know what that means? Do we even know how to be content? In this busy mad crazy age where society encourages us to do more, have more, earn more, want more, take more, where do we draw the line and be content with what we have, who we are and where we… Continue reading Finding Contentment

Cakes, Lunch-box Ideas

Chelsea Buns

I have enjoyed Chelsea Buns ever since I can remember. They were sold at our school tuck shop and it was always a great day when I could finally buy one and enjoy the sticky sweet treat layer by layer. I don't often make them as there is a little work involved, but if you have… Continue reading Chelsea Buns