World Cup Cake Off

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In 2006, we were very lucky to get tickets to go to some of the World Cup matches in Germany – I’m not a huge football fan, but I must admit that going to matches is far more exciting than watching it on TV! As the 2010 games were in South Africa (and going there was never going to be a possibility) I decided to make a World Cup cake instead – here it is:

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Malteaser tiffin

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It feels like ages since my last post – and it also feels good to be back! 🙂 I thought that I’d share this amazing recipe with you first. I’m a big fan of tiffin, and this version is extra chocolatey! I changed the original recipe slightly by using 70% dark chocolate for the topping instead of milk chocolate – I’m really pleased that I did, because the combination works really well. And it looks pretty with the white chocolate stars too! Continue reading…

Sun dried tomato and parmesan bread

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I have wanted to make this delicious bread from scratch for some time now, because we usually buy the packet mix (which is super tasty). I always thought it would be more complicated to make than it actually is, and it only takes an extra 5-10 minutes to prepare in comparison to the packet mix. So I’ll definitely be doing this again – the extra minutes are more than worth it! Bread-making is such a satisfying thing to do. Why not try it this weekend?

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