Sticky Toffee, Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies

So you want soft cookies that are also a little chewy? Sticky cookies that have an element of crunch? And a batch of cookies that once baked last all of 5 minutes? Well hello Sticky Toffee, Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies. The secret ingredient is the combination of light muscovado sugar and flour. The flour gives them the soft texture, but the muscovado holds onto the moisture of the butter, eggs and a hidden gooey toffee centre like a sponge and that sweet sponge means they stay soft, chewy and sticky for days. Only you’re a more restrained person than me if… View Post

Five Ways to Manage Baking Failures

Let me paint a very familiar picture for you all. The baking day begins as beautifully as planned, you’re dancing around the kitchen sifting flour, whipping buttercream, pretty much nailing it, and then you bring your bake out of the oven and something has gone terribly wrong. WHAT? No, uh uh that was not how this day was meant to go? At this point the usual course of action is to either shove it back in the oven in hope that a little more baking will fix it (wishful thinking), staring at it for a good 10 seconds before proceeding… View Post

How to Eat Pancakes All Day

Pancake day is fast approaching and if you are anything like me you’ll have been looking forward to this day since Christmas. This could be controversial as someone who grew up eating Crepes, but I simply cannot get enough of American Pancakes at the moment. The possibilities for meals are endless with plenty of flavour options that can be added to the batter as well as the toppings. It literally means you could whip them up for breakfast, lunch and dinner and that’s exactly what I’m going to show you with my three favourite pancake recipes perfect for every meal of… View Post