Salted Chocolate Tart
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From www.nigella.com by Nigella Lawson Serves 14 slices Ingredients: for the base: 28 oreo cookies (2 x 154g packets) 50 gms dark chocolate (min. 70% cocoa solids) 50 gms soft unsalted butter ½ tsp smoked sea salt flakes for the … Read More

Chocolate & Raspberry Brownies
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From bbcgoodfood.com by Sarah Cook Serves 15 squares Ingredients: 200gms dark chocolate, broken into chunks 100gms milk chocolate, broken into chunks 250gms pack salted butter 400gms soft light brown sugar 4 large eggs 140gms plain flour 50gms cocoa powder 200gms … Read More

Chocolate Salame
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From Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson Serves 20 slices Ingredients: 250 gms good-quality dark chocolate (min. 70% cocoa solids), roughly chopped 250 gms amaretti biscuits (crunchy, not soft) 100 gms soft unsalted butter 150 gms caster sugar 3 large eggs 2 … Read More

Chocolate Ricotta Mousse
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From www.bhg.com Serves 10 (Serving Size 1/4 cup) Ingredients: 170gms dark chocolate, chopped 425gms container part-skim ricotta cheese 1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half 1/2 tsp vanilla Raspberries or small strawberries (optional) Mint leaves (optional) Method: 1.Place chopped chocolate in a 2-cup … Read More

The Wine Lady’s June 2014 Newsletter
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This month we explore the health benefits (or not) of moderate wine consumption.  We have a fab mixed case offer from Chile, and yet another chocolate recipe from Nigella – can we ever get enough?

Flourless Chocolate Brownies with Hot Chocolate Sauce
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From Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson Serves 16 (squares) Ingredients: For the Brownies 225 gms dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids) 225 gms butter 2 tsp vanilla extract 200 gms caster sugar 3 large eggs (beaten) 150 gms ground almonds … Read More

French Dinner Party for Easter
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In my March Newsletter, I have created a French Dinner Party menu with delicious recipes and wines to match, which are rather conveniently available in my latest mixed case offer.

Mousse au Chocolat
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From Living the Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz in turn adapted from Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child. Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 170gms bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped 170gms unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1/4 … Read More

Chocolate Marsala Cake
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From How to be a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson Serves 8-10 Ingredients: 100gm unsalted butter 100gm dark chocolate, broken up 4 large eggs 175gm caster sugar 50gm self-raising flour, sifted 3 times 3 tbsp Marsala for the Icing: 100gm … Read More

Nutella Panna Cotta
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From Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson Serves 6 Ingredients: 250ml full-fat milk 250ml double (whipping) cream 250g Nutella or equivalent chocolate hazelnut spread 2 leaves fine-leaf gelatine (from a pack where 15 leaves weigh 25g) Frangelico Cream, to serve (optional): 6 … Read More

Nutella Cheesecake
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From Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson Serves 8-12 Ingredients: 250 gms digestive biscuits 75 gms soft unsalted butter 1 x 400 gms jar nutella (at room temperature) 100 gms chopped toasted hazelnuts 500 gms cream cheese (at room temperature) 60 gms … Read More

Rocky Road Crunch Bars
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From Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson Serves 24 (bars) Ingredients: 125gm soft butter 300gm best quality dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids), broken into pieces 3 x 15ml tbsp. golden syrup 200gm Rich Tea biscuits 100gm mini marshmallows 2 tsp … Read More

Chocolate Spiced Gingerbread
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From “Green & Black’s Chocolate Recipes” Serves 8 Ingredients: 50gm Maya Gold or other good quality dark orange chocolate, broken into pieces 50gm dark chocolate, minimum 60% cocoa solids, broken into pieces 125 gm unsalted butter 75 gm dark muscovado … Read More

Wine Tasting & SilverPlus Open House
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Thursday 16th May 10am – 3pm This event was a huge hit.  Visitors were able to taste some wines and take a look at the lovely silver jewellery from SilverPlus, some  just come for coffee and cake. We tasted the … Read More

Nutella Cake (Torta alla Gianduia)
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From How to be a Domestic Goddess by Nigella Lawson Serves 8 Ingredients: 6 large eggs, separated Pinch of salt 125g unsalted butter 400g jar of Nutella 1 tablespoon Frangelico, rum or water 100g ground hazelnuts 100g Dark chocolate, finely … Read More

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