Food: American style gooey cookies

Source: Ingredients: 200g unsalted butter, at room temperature85g light muscovado sugar85g golden caster sugar1 egg225g self-raising flour50g plain chocolate, 50-70% cocoa, roughly chopped50g white chocolate, roughly chopped85g natural colour glacé cherry, roughly chopped Method: Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Beat the butter, sugars and egg until smooth, then mix in the flour, chocolates … Continue reading Food: American style gooey cookies

Food: Candy Canes

Recipe from: Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 3 cups/21 ounces granulated sugar 1 cup/11 ounces light corn syrup 1/2 cup/4 ounces water, divided 1 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 teaspoon red gel food coloring Optional: 1 teaspoon white gel food coloring Spray two rimmed baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray and set aside. Preheat your oven to 200 F. … Continue reading Food: Candy Canes

Food: Mary Berry’s Yule log

Ingredients For the chocolate sponge 4 large free-range eggs 100g/3½oz caster sugar 65g/2½oz self-raising flour 40g/1½oz cocoa powder For the chocolate ganache topping 300ml/½ pint double cream 300g/10½oz dark chocolate (around 35-40% cocoa solids), broken into small pieces For the cream filling 300ml/½ pint double cream, whipped To decorate icing sugar, for dusting a toy … Continue reading Food: Mary Berry’s Yule log

Cooking lesson – week one: Shortbread and Gingerbread

Today with my beautiful assistant Melanie I learned how to make Gingerbread and shortbread. I will say I only needed assistance cooking the gingerbread mix on the hob, putting the biscuits on trays and using the icing bag. Here's what you need to make the gingerbread: 40grams of unsalted butter 2 table spoons of ginger … Continue reading Cooking lesson – week one: Shortbread and Gingerbread

Food: Stained glass sugar cookies (from

Ingredients You’ll Need for This Recipe • Unsalted butter • Granulated sugar • Salt • Eggs • Vanilla extract • All-purpose flour • Jolly Ranchers Unwrap and separate Jolly Ranchers into each color then place in separate small resealable bags. Crush into bits using a meat mallet, set aside. In the bowl of an electric … Continue reading Food: Stained glass sugar cookies (from