Black Magic Brownies


We have half a dozen brownie recipes on our website. Yet I believe there’s always space for a new one (The Milk Chocolate Brownie recipe is my all-time favorite, even though I'm a dark chocolate fan). This one is like the dark chocolate counterpart to the Milk Chocolate recipe. It's cooked at a … [Continue reading]

Vanilla Cloud Meringues


In Switzerland, a famous dessert is meringue with Crème de Gruyere (which is not cheese but a sort of double cream). It’s amazing. The sweetness and crispness of the meringue fits so well with the unctuosity and smoothness of the cream. I don’t make meringues very often because I rarely find … [Continue reading]

The Overnight Bread


I haven’t made bread in a long, long time. On Friday, I went to my son’s school to cook with his class and I thought the kids would get a kick out of … [Continue reading]

Mini Caramel Cheesecakes


  A friend of mine gave me a cheesecake book. I salivate just looking at the pictures and have been dying to try basically every recipe. The … [Continue reading]

The Ultimate Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie


  I’m always on the lookout for my next chocolate fix. I mean, always. And chocolate chip cookies are the greatest drug ever invented by human … [Continue reading]

Salted Caramel and Vanilla Eclairs


      I rarely make éclairs because I rarely eat éclairs. And the reason I rarely eat them is because I don’t really find them … [Continue reading]

Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing |

I'm baaaaaack! It's been a difficult few months in my private life recently so as you can imagine baking has been the farthest thing from my mind. … [Continue reading]

Banana Cupcakes with Whipped Vanilla Buttercream


Before making cupcakes, I had never eaten a store-bought one. Weird, I know. I’m like that. I tried my first doughnut at fifteen, but beef marrow, I … [Continue reading]

No-Oreo Cupcakes


I’ve just watched the documentary Fed Up, which is about the industry of sugar in the US. If you haven’t seen it, it’s fantastic. Aside from the major … [Continue reading]

Upside-Down Plum Caramel Cake


With Samantha, we made this dessert for my grandmother’s 94th birthday last month. I’m not sure what made this dessert so special; perhaps it was the … [Continue reading]