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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Duck Fat Cookies

duckfatcookiesthumb.jpgAugust 2014 - a bit of an experiment that I have been wondering about for a while - what happens if you make chocolate chip cookies using duck fat instead of butter?

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Sunday, February 24, 2013

Double Malt Chocolate Biscuits

chocmaltsandwichthumb.jpgFebruary 24, 2013 - This is a recipe for chocolate sandwich biscuits - similar to (and based on) Bourbon Creams, but with a malty cream filling.

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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Chocolate And Pear Cakes With Cooked Flour Frosting

chocolatepearcakesthumb.JPGThese chocolate muffins have two surprises in store - inside the moist chocolate cake, there's a nugget of juicy pear, and the cooked flour frosting is amazingly creamy and light.

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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Reverse Engineering The D Ration Bar

drationthumb.JPGThe Military D Ration bar was a chocolate bar designed to be high in energy and highly durable and portable - to provide emergency nutrition in battle.

Let's see if I can re-create it.

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Saturday, December 5, 2009

Chocolate Beetroot Muffins

This is not an original concept (this specific recipe is of my own device though) - everybody has been talking about chocolate and beetroot cakes and brownies - and I was curious enough to give it a try...

I am very pleased with their light sponge texture and rounded chocolate flavour.

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Monday, August 31, 2009

A Dozen Uses For Kinder Surprise Egg Prize Pods

kindereggthumb.JPGKinder eggs - 20g of milky chocolate wrapped around small (and often bizarre) toy.

The toy is encased in a snap-closed plastic pod that is too good to throw away - here are a dozen different things you can do with them...

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Friday, August 14, 2009

Rum And Raisin Chocolate Torte

rumnraisinthumb.JPGThis is a recipe for a dark chocolate torte with a luscious velvety texture, filled with rum-soaked raisins.

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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Linden Chocolate Experiment

limeflowersthumb.jpgI came across a reference in one of my wild food books, stating that the flowers of the Lime tree (Tilia spp.), ground up together with the fruits of the same, yielded a substance resembling chocolate.  Here's an attempt to replicate that...

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