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Cheese And Marmite Scones


Rarely does an ingredient divide people, this love it or hate it constituent is Marmite. I know, I know it’s too high in salt, but a little goes a long way. Marmite haters out there… please give this a go. The salty tang that it brings to these scones is great but not overwhelming.

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Chocolate Mousse Bombe With Mirror Glaze


Ok so I’m falling prey to fads, but the fashion for mirror glazes has not passed me by. So her we go with my Chocolate Mousse Bombe With Mirror Glaze. I have chosen a mango glaze over a chocolate item; this will make the chocolate shine without turning it yellow. Using this same glaze over white chocolate or cheesecake would…

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Sea Salt Caramel Meringues


I have to encourage people trying to bake and my friend Mark, a fellow Baritone from our Chorus posted a picture of his first attempt at making Meringues, it didn’t go well. I invited him over to my house and we made meringues together. I have to say he is a Grade A student! I am no expert, I have…

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Chocolate Ruffle Cake Decoration


Last weekend Erik and I were On Stage with our friends and colleagues of the Brighton’s Gay Mens Chorus and it was also our MD’s birthday. Vaughn, the Choir Chairman asked me to make a cake to be presented to him on stage, I know Marc likes a bit of chocolate so I decided to make a long cake and…

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