Raw salted caramel chocolate ganache cups 


Hello little cups of yum. Nice to meet you.  My name’s Emma and I’m going to look after you, so jump in my tummy quickly before anyone else realises you exist.

I’m feeling a little bit on the silly side today and I think it’s because I’ve eaten too much chocolate. But let’s roll with it and talk about these raw, salted caramel, chocolate ganache cups. So many amazing things in such a little dessert.  Continue reading

No-bake banoffee pie


Whoever first thought to combine bananas and toffee to come up with banoffee pie is a genius, and I hope they received at least a Knighthood for their services to dessert (and maybe even a Nobel prize as well). I never actually used to like banoffee pie because of my sheer hatred (and fear) of bananas, but as a recovered banana-phobe, I’m definitely making up for lost time. Continue reading

Magical matcha cacao swirl tarts 


I’ve got a serious case of ‘matcha mania’ at the moment. My obsession started back in April when Mr H and I visited Japan – you can literally get matcha flavoured EVERYTHING out there – and by the time I left I was totally hooked. For anyone unfamiliar with the stuff, matcha is essentially powdered green tea leaves, but because you actually consume the leaves (which is where many of the antioxidants are) rather than throwing them away as you would with a teabag, it’s heaps more powerful as well as being much more concentrated. Continue reading

Bloody delicious no-bake bakewell tarts


If you grew up in the UK, chances are you’ve heard of that old chap Mr Kipling. We used to really like him (he sounded so friendly on the adverts) but these days we aren’t so sure.

It’s not that we think he’s done anything bad (although we do think his mate Captain Birds Eye definitely looks a bit dodgy) he’s just bloody arrogant. ‘Exceedingly good cakes’? For someone who sounds so posh that kind of blatant immodesty seems rather un-British. Continue reading