Blonde Chocolate (a.k.a Chocolate Candy )

Hershey's Cookies and Cream Chocolate Bar ... I went through a serious phase of being obsessed with these as a child. I even remember how sickly sweet and creamy it was, but back then it was a delight to all my senses. The title 'White Chocolate' simply applies to any form of chocolate that doesn't include cacao solids and solids are the dark parts -- powder, paste, etc.. In this white chocolate recipe, I use coconut sugar as the sweetener … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Shortbreads

On all levels of seriousness, these taste like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in a shortbread format. They are SO delicious and, hand to God, they are really easy to make. I feel like there’s really no point in saying anything more. The buckwheat shortbread is soft and crumbly, light in colour and neutral in taste. For these reasons, it's acts as a wonderful vessel for the peanut praline and dark chocolate to meld together in an uninterrupted … [Read more...]

Cocoa Flakes, Peanut Butter Milk and Banana

Do you find that you really properly enjoyed food more when you were a child ? I remember humming while I ate and getting into the detail of what I was eating, making each bite the perfect bite or saving the best bits for last. You know what I'm saying?  I find as adults we tend to be more disconnected from the joy we have around eating and nourishing ourselves. But, and this might sound crazy town, you put a bowl of cereal in front of me and … [Read more...]

Double Mint Chocolate Cheesecake

When I was a kid, chocolate and mint were my favourite combination, so this cheesecake brings back all sorts of yummy food memories for me. We made this cheesecake in my last Raw Cake Class and it was a big success among the students. The stripes are so impressive, but they take time to achieve, so be patient and the reward is rather fantastic! Serving this with a drizzle of chocolate sauce ands fresh mint tea would be the money shot. But … [Read more...]

Trio of Truffles

Truffles and bite sized chocolates are the perfect treat for the warm seasons we're now approaching. They're easy to make and easier to carry with you anywhere. Recently I have been traveling a decent amount and, of course, I bring chocolates with me for anyone I am spending time with. Truffles and bonbons have been my go to as they are always a big winner with friends and family. After all, who doesn't love a soft centre? I have been … [Read more...]