Flourless Chocolate & Raspberry Cupcakes

My son got engaged on the weekend and as part of the celebrations, he and his lovely fiancée asked me to make cupcakes.  My future daughter-in-law is gluten intolerant and I wanted to make something that she could eat without worrying about the consequences. I am new to the whole flourless-gluten-free-baking and so I searched […]

Jam Drops, Monte Carlos & Melting Moments

Have you ever woken up with the desire to cook something that you haven’t made for ages?  That happened to me the other day.  I had a catering order and knew I had to make a platter of sweet treats but didn’t want to do the same old stuff.  I woke up with an overwhelming […]

The Macaron Bowl

So, this is my first blog.  I wanted to start off with a bang, so what better way than to attempt the deceptively technical Macaron. Firstly, there is a difference between Coconut Macaroons and Macarons. These delightful little morsels of sugar and almond have challenged even some of the best cooks.  Who doesn’t remember Andriano Zumbo’s devilish Macaron […]