Florentine Sable

These florentine sable are incredibly easy to make, as long as you follow the recipe and don’t make the mistakes I made with the first batch and over-bake the sable top! They tasted so burnt, remember in the case of … Continued

Cocoa Nib Biscuits

These delicious cocoa nib biscuits came about because I had a LOT of cocoa nibs in the cupboard and some cream leftover. This recipe is from William Curley’s book Couture Chocolate and I was so happy to learn that he’s going … Continued

Spiced Chocolate Chunk Cookies

As I mentioned in my last update, cookies are no friend of mine. I love devouring them obviously, especially the kind that are soft in the middle and the chocolate chunks are still gooey from their time in the oven. … Continued

Chocolate Viennese Whirls

Despite the name Chocolate Viennese Whirls, there’s nothing remotely Austrian about these biscuits. It’s also quite interesting that no one seems to have taken responsibility for creating them. Traditionally they are made with a vanilla biscuit and sandwiched together with jam and … Continued

Stollen Biscotti – Bright House Christmas Kitchen

The christmas recipes have begun! It’s time to prepare yourself for the fact that every corner of the internet is decorated with tinsel. Everywhere you look there are suggestions about how to have a hassle-free christmas, ways to ‘do christmas … Continued

Biscotti Rocky Road

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This Rocky Road recipe uses the marshmallow and biscotti from the recipes made on this site. You can of course use shop bought biscuits and marshmallow. Anything from digestives to hobnobs will work for this, just keep the quantities the same. … Continued

Chocolate Covered Praline Shortbread

Recipe: Chocolate Covered Praline Shortbread Level: Basic Techniques: Tempering Chocolate, Shortbread, Gianduja I dabbled in some fusion patisserie for this week’s blog post, Scottish shortbread topped off with the Italian spread gianduja. This is another recipe from La Patisserie des Reves cookbook, … Continued

Florentine Squares

Recipe: Carré Florentin (Florentine Squares) Level: Easy Techniques: Praline, Mixed Peel This is my first update on my new website, and this is the reason for the recent delay in posting. I’ve been designing this site and copying over all of my posts … Continued