Chocolate and black pepper work marvellously well together.
Some time ago a fellow food blogger wrote about using avocado in chocolate frosting instead of butter. I like avocado, but I was sceptical – wouldn’t you be able to taste the avocado? HHrrmmm.. I dunno. I filed the idea away in my brain as something to try at a later date.
I was fortunate enough to have been gifted a brand new swish Panasonic bread machine for Christmas (thank you Bestemor!) and I’ve been trying out some of the recipes in the booklet that came with it. One of the recipes is for a chocolate brioche.
Last night I was in the mood for chocolate. We’re talking serious chocolate indulgence here. I had a rummage around the cupboard and found a bar of sugar free Plamil chocolate I’d bought back in November 2012 when I was on a sugar-free kick
It’s January, with the New Year bringing in new possibilities and opportunities. In Shetland it also means Up Helly Aa! Shetland is the home to Europe’s largest fire festival – the annual Up Helly Aa is held in Lerwick on the last Tuesday of January.
I’ve been wanting to make this recipe for a very long time, ever since I tore the recipe out of one of those supermarket magazine Christmas features years ago. I can’t tell you which supermarket it was because since I’ve lived on this island one supermarket in particular has changed hands four times, so it’s either a recipe by …
I don’t know where this recipe came from, but it’s the first chocolate cake recipe I ever started making on my very own when I was a wee thing. As you can see from the state of my old recipe book I made it quite a lot (or perhaps just very messily!).