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Chocolate Torte + Raspberry Salted Caramel & Whipped Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Torte + Raspberry Salted Caramel & Whipped Chocolate Ganache

Wow that’s quite a title! Didn’t it get your mouth watering though? for September’s Bake Along we did an incredibly moist chocolate cake using hazelnut (or almond) flour, played around with flavoring caramel with a fruit puree and whipped up chocolate ganache to make an […]

#5 Surprise Bake Along: The Ingredients & Equipment

#5 Surprise Bake Along: The Ingredients & Equipment

If you don’t know what a surprise bake along is, well get ready to hop on a wild baking ride! Here’s what happens, I provide the ingredients and equipment you need in advance (that’s happening today). Then we all meet together LIVE on my instagram […]

2nd Surprise Bake Along: Sable Cookies + Ganache

2nd Surprise Bake Along: Sable Cookies + Ganache

Thank you to everyone who joined for the bake along! Such a shame that the live video didn’t save so everyone could catch the replay! I really find that is the time when all those tips come out, when I’m talking through a recipe and […]

Cardamom & Coffee Cake with fresh Raspberries & Chocolate Ganache

Cardamom & Coffee Cake with fresh Raspberries & Chocolate Ganache

This is one of those cakes where I was like, hmm, what more can I add? It was for the combined birthday of the Frenchman’s parents (they were born three days apart!). His mom loves Opera cake and coffee in desserts in general, so that […]

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

This weekend Eileen and I did our first food photography and pastry workshop together in Paris. Seriously what an incredible time we had. The ladies that come were lovely and we were constantly laughing in between pastry and photography tips. We made French macarons together […]

Chocolate Raspberry Financiers

Chocolate Raspberry Financiers

The story of the financier is that they were invented by a pastry shop in the Stock Exchange sector of Paris as little cakes in the shape of gold bars that businessmen could put in their pocket as a snack for later. The almond cakes […]