Tag Archives: chocolate

Dark chocolate and lavender madeleines

I’ve always loved lavender in food. I think it doesn’t get used quite enough. If you have been following my blog, you would probably realise that lavender makes its appearance from time to time. One of my all time favourite … Continue reading

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Chocolate and banana birthday cake

  I’m usually the one in charge of baking the birthday cakes in my house. While I prefer to have a free reign over the cakes I choose to bake, I would get them to pick a flavour. It’s interesting … Continue reading

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Dark chocolate orange tart

  I think little introduction is needed for a dark chocolate and orange combination. There’s just something about the two that brings out the goodness in each other. The delicate orange flavour against the dark and rich dark chocolate is … Continue reading

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Pantry staples: Chocolate coated nuts

  This post doesn’t have a recipe (not quite anyway) and everyone can make these with some good chocolate and some nicely toasted nuts. My dad loves both chocolate and nuts. He loves them on their own and perhaps more … Continue reading

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Chocolate cupcakes with chocolate cream cheese frosting

Chinese New Year is barely over and Valentine’s day is just around the corner. J and I don’t formally celebrate Valentine’s day. There are not grand plans for this day but we would always do something small like have a … Continue reading

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