Day 322 – Made Brookies

Today's new thing was going to be a bit of a mad science experiment. I'd read a recipe that involved combining two of the most popular bakes of all time, the brownie and the cookie, brought together for the first time to create...the brookie! Photo by RF._.studio on Pexels.com Like a mad culinary scientist, I… Continue reading Day 322 – Made Brookies

Day 319 – Chocolate Entremet

Today's new thing is one I've been looking forward to and imagining since the summer. I'd been saving the last bake from Volume 1 of my baking course with Puff the Bakery until I had a special occasion, but now I'm well on my way in Volume 2 of the course, I need to know… Continue reading Day 319 – Chocolate Entremet

Day 236 – Twice-baked chocolate cake

I know, right? I have been looking forward to making this twice-baked chocolate cake since the beginning of my Puff the Bakery pastry course, the name of it alone makes me salivate with anticipation (too much?) Although I love baked goods, desserts, and all things sweet, sponge cake doesn't excite me. I can really enjoy… Continue reading Day 236 – Twice-baked chocolate cake

Day 214 – Two-ingredient mousse

Today's new thing was a panicked, last-minute one. I had planned to do some stargazing, but the previously sunny weather decided to cloud over right around dusk. Luckily, I'd had the recipe for a two-ingredient mousse saved for what feels like forever, ready and waiting to be tested. We used to have lunch out most… Continue reading Day 214 – Two-ingredient mousse

Day 52 – Tried a chocolate cafe

Following on from yesterday's cupcake cafe success, I met a friend in the city and suggested we go to a cafe that I walk past all the time, but have never been in. It's always so busy, and is on the same street, just a little further down, from Iimori – a Japanese Patisserie with… Continue reading Day 52 – Tried a chocolate cafe