• food,  recipes

    Toffee apple and salted pretzel rocky road

    Happy Friday! A little while ago I was inspired to make this yummy toffee apple and salted pretzel rocky road. It’s ideal for when you just need something sweet. Here is the recipe (by John Whaite) if you want to give it a go this weekend! Ingredients:(Makes 12–16) 250g dark chocolate (60–70% cocoa solids), broken into chunks 100g milk chocolate, broken into chunks 125g salted butter 1tbsp golden syrup 50g mini marshmallows 100g caramel/toffee wafers (stroopwafel), roughly chopped 100g hazelnuts, roughly chopped 100g salted pretzels, roughly crushed 100g dried apple, roughly chopped Method: Line a 20cm square cake tin with baking paper. Put both the chocolates, butter and the golden…

  • food,  recipes,  sweet treats

    Chocolate and Greek Yoghurt Cake

    This chocolatey treat is really moist and satisfying. It’s healthier as well- so ticks all the boxes. The ingredients for this cake were originally supplied by Bakedin, but this recipe works equally as well. Once baked, you can decorate in any you like- it was Easter, so I decorated with chocolate swirls and mini Easter eggs.

  • Teas

    Teapigs Chocolate and Mint Tea

    Anyone who knows me knows that I love my tea and one of my favourite things to do is find a new type of tea to enjoy. I was delighted, therefore, when I came across Teapigs Chocolate and Mint tea, as I love to accompany my tea with something chocolatey. Therefore I thought I’d give this a whirl. Each box contains 15 “tea temples” which are made of biodegradable fabric. This flavouring belongs to Teapigs “no caffeine” range, which has been recently launched and they are designed so that no milk and sugar needs to be added. According to the instructions, the tea needs to be left to brew for…