Wednesday, 19 December 2012

White Xmas (raw)

I was never a fan of xmas pudding but every year I looked forward to Mrs Cousin's White Xmas (Mrs Cousin's was my cousin's other grandmother, confusing hey!). Sickly sweet (condensed milk) and coconut flavoured (copha) I can't even picture what she put in hers anymore but I still remember the feeling and the taste as I ate many of them throughout the day. I used to grab one sneakily, ever time I walked past

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Chocolate and hazelnut torte (raw)

I was in France this Autumn when I came up with this little recipe. It was Caspar's and my farewell party, we'd been visiting his family for the past 3 months and our time was coming to an end. We invited all our beautiful 'French' friends (mostly expats from the Uk) and I spent a few hours cooking. Caspar: " Don't go over board Anthea, we fly out early tomorrow" but I can't help it sometimes, I just get