Blackberry Entremet with Elderflower Insert and Mirror Glaze

There's something so satisfying about making entremets, it's the joy of cutting a slice at the end and seeing if all the layers have worked. They also pack the wow factor for special occasions as they look so pretty. This one was made for my Head of Department who turns 40 this weekend, hopefully it … Continue reading Blackberry Entremet with Elderflower Insert and Mirror Glaze

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Mini Churros Hearts with Dipping Sauces

There's something about freshly fried dough sprinkled with cinnamon sugar that I find completely irresistible. And with Valentine's day approaching I thought I'd give heart shaped churros a test run.  The only thing I hadn't realised was how much elbow grease would be needed to pipe the buggers! For the sauces you really only need one … Continue reading Mini Churros Hearts with Dipping Sauces

Pear and Chestnut Tart with Vanilla Mascarpone and Mint

This is my third recipe combing pear and chestnut and I think it actually might be my favourite. It's super easy to make, takes very little time and tastes great. The recipe is also very easy to adapt... you can replace the pear with apple, or replace the chestnut cream with a jam of your choice. Pear … Continue reading Pear and Chestnut Tart with Vanilla Mascarpone and Mint