The Spice Island | Why Grenada is a Great Destination for Food Lovers

Cocoa Pods, just harvested from the tree, Grenada

The Caribbean is best known for its pretty beaches. But Grenada, known as the Spice Island, has far more to offer, especially to those of us who love chocolate, spices and tropical fruit, delicious food, lush green rain forests, and some of the most welcoming people in the world. Read on to discover the best Grenada attractions for food lovers. ... Read more »

Edd Kimber’s Flourless Chocolate & Almond Bundts | from Chocolate by Dom Ramsey

A few weeks ago I reviewed Chocolate: Indulge Your Inner Chocoholic. This lovely book by my friend and chocolate expert Dom Ramsey is the perfect gift for anyone who loves good chocolate and wants to learn more about its history, how it’s made, where it’s grown, what fair trade and bean-to-bar mean, and even how ... Read more »

Paul A Young’s Brownie Pudding with Sea-Salted Caramel, Tea & Figs | from Chocolate by Dom Ramsey

I recently reviewed Chocolate: Indulge Your Inner Chocoholic. This lovely book by my friend and chocolate expert Dom Ramsey is the perfect gift for anyone who loves good chocolate and wants to learn more about its history, how it’s made, where it’s grown, what fair trade and bean-to-bar mean, and even how to make your ... Read more »

Double Chocolate Brownie-Style Belgian Waffles

Pete and I have been waffling-mad the last few weeks! We’ve made regular waffles, Belgian waffles, mashed potato waffles and more, and the list of ideas still to try is at least ten times that long. It’s all down to our new waffle maker, Sage by Heston Blumenthal The Smart Waffle. We’ve already test driven ... Read more »

Tokyo Cult Recipes | Matcha & White Chocolate Cake

On the weekend I shared my review of Maori Murota’s Tokyo Cult Recipes, published by Murdoch Books. Click through to read more and to enter my giveaway to win your own copy of the book. This beautiful hard back cookery book features over 100 recipes loved by Tokyoites, covering breakfast, lunch, sweet snacks and dinner, ... Read more »

Carob Molasses & Tahini Chocolate Brownies

I developed this recipe when writing a piece about Carob Molasses. The inspiration for the combination is thanks to the wonderful Beiruti blogger, Joumana Accad, author of  tasteofbeirut.com. The malty caramel flavour of carob molasses and the delicious sesame of the tahini work wonderfully with chocolate and make for a delicious, unusual chocolate brownie. If ... Read more »

Bountilicious Chocolate & Coconut Dairy Free Ice Cream + Rum Chocolate Variant

My first thought, when deciding what diary free ice cream recipe to make for this month’s Bloggers Scream For Ice Cream challenge, was to wonder whether I might be able to make a custard using eggs, sugar and almond milk? It’s still an experiment I’m keen to try. But I’ve discovered that many people assume ... Read more »

Rich, Dense & Dark Power Blender Chocolate Ice Cream | Perfect for Ice Lollies

My initial plan, when Choclette and I set our joint #WeShouldBSFIC challenge for January, was an ice cream sandwich. I wanted to make chewy chocolate chip cookies and sandwich white chocolate vanilla ice cream between them. But every time I started scribbling potential recipe notes, my thoughts turned instead to a chocolate ice cream recipe ... Read more »