February recipe – BBC GoodFood Calendar

The February recipe in the BBC GoodFood calendar was the Squidgy chocolate & pomegranate torte.  My pomegranate wasn’t tasting as it should, so what ended up on the table was just the torte itself with the ganache. I also don’t have access to a food processor at the moment, so I used my blender to… Continue reading February recipe – BBC GoodFood Calendar


The problem with recommending the new chocolate sauce and mousse-filled dark chocolate bar to everyone… Is that I keep giving myself cravings. Help?

Cosmic brownies

When I posted the name of this recipe on Facebook, one of my Dutch friends said: “We call this kind of thing something completely different in the Netherlands.” The recipe comes from Macaroni & Cheesecake, They’re perfectly fudgey and chocolatey. And just right for freezing for later as well.

Recommend recipe?

When I was in London two weeks ago, I had a fantastic chocolate fondant at Côte Brasserie in Westbourne Grove. (Their steak & frites were also amazing, but I’m not quite ready to try my hand at frying things, yet.) I want to try my hands at making chocolate fondants. Can anyone recommend a recipe, or… Continue reading Recommend recipe?

Chocolate and custard cupcakes

These are my mother’s chocolate cupcakes. Yummy and chocolatey, and the custard filling makes for a nice surprise inside. In my opinion, they’re also exceptional when eaten slightly frozen – when the custard is ice-cold and the chocolate is deliciously chocolatey.  I’ve actually frozen almost all of the cupcakes from this batch – it stops… Continue reading Chocolate and custard cupcakes