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Baked S’mores cheesecake

Baked S’mores cheesecake

I think baked cheesecakes might be my super-power. (Making them and eating them). I never really have any problems with them and they always turn out well, slightly soft and rich and creamy, the way a baked cheesecake should be. This one is no exception […]

Squash, sage and ricotta galettes

Squash, sage and ricotta galettes

As a non-meat eater I would be chuffed to bits to be presented with these for my Christmas dinner, or for any dinner for that matter! The pastry is gorgeously crisp and flaky against the creamy filling and tender sweet squash. The flavours are spot […]

Merveilleux

Merveilleux

If you follow any of my social media accounts then you probably know that I went on a little trip to Lille in France a few weeks ago. Lille has some fantastic restaurants (my main motivation for going) and it’s also home to these little […]

Ginger and dark chocolate fudge

Ginger and dark chocolate fudge

Our annual festive fudge making session is done and dusted for another year! I missed out last year because we didn’t come back from Maryland for Christmas and my friend Rach had to go solo. This year we got to revive the tradition though with […]

Salted honey & olive oil truffles (vegan)

Salted honey & olive oil truffles (vegan)

These are just bonkers easy to make. Seriously, I almost feel like I’m cheating you out of a recipe with this one. These are also dairy-free, although you wouldn’t guess it from how gloriously melty and creamy they are. I’m never 100% certain about whether […]

Cranberry & Stilton Scones

Cranberry & Stilton Scones

I realise that flicking through the pages of this blog, it might seem that I’m all about the sweet treats. It’s a fair enough assumption, just look at how big the word ‘dessert’ is in that tag cloud on the right. (Mind you, the word […]

Gingerbread Tiramisu

Gingerbread Tiramisu

The time has come for Mr Colonial Cravings annual office festive hoopla. I’m not sure they refer to it like this but I think that maybe they should start. To say thank you for the hours of photographing food that he puts in (my hands […]