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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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Fresh Mango Chocolates (Gluten Free)


I have been asked by several of my blog followers about the making of chocolates. So here goes with Fresh Mango Chocolates. I intend showing you several ways of making chocolates. Some using moulds, some using pre-formed chocolate shells and others that you can make just by using your hands with no special equipment.  This one uses pre-moulded shells as…

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Raspberry Meringue Nests (Gluten Free)


I made this last Bank Holiday as it was Easter and the parents were visiting, so pudding was called for. Easter Eggs are a non-starter as my mother cannot eat chocolate… I know; can you imagine?!? So here we go with Raspberry Meringue Nests, a little cream, meringue and fresh fruit, what’s not to like?

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Savoury Flapjacks (another Gluten Free One!)


So most of my readers know my Mother In Law is called Stan, that is only to me! I was going through a pile of magazines that she has and found a booklet from Age UK with this recipe in it. Stan thought it would be nice if I cooked it for her, well she needn’t think that just cause…

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