After Eight Irish Cream

"You think they've thought of it all, you think 'Where can they go with this next?' and then they hit you with it. I mean mint Baileys! Whatever will they think of next!" For those of you who don't watch it, this is a quote from yet another Christmas classic, Gavin and Stacey because let's … Continue reading After Eight Irish Cream

Hazelnut Brownies

I can't quite remember how we came to have an abundance of Forrero Rocher's in our house, I suspect it was the result of some hungover/slightly intoxicated journey I now don't have any recollection of, but we did and it was glorious. The only trouble when having big boxes of chocolates/sweets however is when you get … Continue reading Hazelnut Brownies

Millionaire’s Pavlova

Warning: The following post mentions the C word, Christmas, because let's face it...we're all a little bit excited for the return of SANTAAAAA. What is Christmas without an abundance of chocolate? This extra indulgent twist on a classic dessert is the perfect showstopper for the festive season and guaranteed to impress the hoard of family members. … Continue reading Millionaire’s Pavlova

Snowball truffles 

No Advocaat here but what you will find is just as sweet!  I've made these delicious truffles for the past few Christmas' now and they've always been (very) well received by those I have gifted them to. We seem to have a lot of Baileys left over at Christmas and these tasty treats were a … Continue reading Snowball truffles 

Cranberry Gin 

Just the tonic for this Christmas, CRANBERRY GIN!  Gin, besides cake, is one of my all time loves and thankfully, a lot of my friends agree...so Christmas presents are pretty easy! I love the personal touch of a home-made Christmas present and cranberry gin is always fun to make, especially as you watch it deepen … Continue reading Cranberry Gin