• Dark Muscovado Chocolate Cake

    Dark Muscovado Chocolate Cake

    There are two types of cakes: cakes and Cakes. The difference is in the taste; cakes are just cakes, when they are technically properly made, they are tender, they are sweet, they are always a treat. On the other hand, Cakes are game changing. They are full of mmms and uhhhs, they thrill your taste buds, they elevate you to a baking star in the eyes of your social scene.  The secret in making a Cake lies in the ingredients. Any given cake consists mainly of flour, sugar, fat, eggs and liquid. And for chocolate cakes, cocoa or chocolate, or both. As a cake is the sum of its parts,…

  • butter crunch

    Buttercrunch Toffee with Pistachios and Strawberries recipe

    Buttercrunch toffee usually consists of layers of crunchy caramel, chocolate and almonds. The idea of caramel and chocolate is old school in the history of confectionery. But, still, it is one to feel excited about, as it is pretty easy to make on your own. And yes, even if you are new to toffee making. It is one of the most valued homemade gifts one can make; especially during holidays when everyone is up to their ears with cookie doughs.  The recipe I provide you with here is for a 35 cm. x 40 cm. (14 in. x 16 in.) slab which is broken roughly into pieces. We usually distribute…