If you follow me on Twitter you may already know that I have recently launched a YouTube channel, the aim of which is to post lots of how-to’s and recipes. In fact if you want a video made on a specific topic or recipe let me know in the comments either here or an my channel. Below are a few examples of what we have made so far including a video showing you how to do the decoration of the cake at the top of the post, my Bakewell Ombre Cake from March’s issue of Good Food Magazine, the recipe for which is posted here.
I also have a video on how to make my Salted Caramel Brownies which explain the process really clearly, and trust me after watching the video you’re gonna want to get in the kitchen and bake a batch! I plan on uploading videos once a week so if there is anything you want me to make a video about just let me know!
If you’re still on the New Years health kick then stop reading now, this recipe wont do you any favours! If you want a seriously decadent and utterly scrumptious brownie then this is for you. I’m not sure why, but I hadn’t intended to put this recipe online, it was published in Delicious magazine last year but since the issue left the shelves I’ve had regular requests for the recipe – so here it is! Continue reading →
Anyone who knows me well, knows I have a soft spot for Pierre Herme. He was the Parisian pastry chef that got me back into baking when I was 18. I had baked ever since I was a very young but it was a visit to Paris when I had just started University that reignited my passion. I visited the city, using my student loan to fund a trip with friends from America. A visit to one of Herme’s boutiques blew me away, I was so inspired by the patisserie on offer and it was also the first time I ever tried a macaron – I became obsessed. Over the years Pierre has become one of my favourite chefs and his boutiques are always on my list to visit when I’m in Paris. So when I was given the opportunity to meet and interview the man himself I jumped at the chance and back in December I found myself in central London at the launch of Pierre Herme’s new Macaron range. Continue reading →