Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs topped with chocolate ganache and sprinkles.

Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs

Happy (nearly) Easter! Today’s recipe is a happy accident, inspired by one of my cooking club member’s sisters who cooks along with her brother some weeks (one silver lining of the pandemic is that I get to cook and bake with not just my students but also their families, as they are at home for … Read more

Homemade chocolate speckles/ freckles on a white background.

Homemade chocolate speckles/ freckles/ nonpareils

Have you heard of chocolate freckles? Maybe you know then as chocolate speckles? Or maybe nonpareils? Or maybe you are new to this brilliant concept – if so, welcome! What are chocolate freckles/ speckles? Basically, it’s a two-ingredient wonder: Chocolate (I prefer milk for these) – but make it GOOD QUALITY (when there are so … Read more

Chocolate Cherry and Almond Brownies sliced and served on a black plate

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Chocolate Cherry and Almond Brownies

Welcome to Day 11 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1st-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen or a few … Read more

Tray of Chewy Chocolate Mint Crackle Cookies

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Chewy Chocolate Mint Crackle Cookies

 Welcome to Day 9 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen or a few … Read more

Assortment of Mendiant disk of chocolate topped with nuts and dried fruit and seeds

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Mendiants

Welcome to Day 8 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen or a few … Read more