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...]

Matcha Raspberry Cups

Matcha Cream 100g ( ⅓ cup ) coconut butter, softened 50g ( ⅓ cup ) xylitol 25g ( 1 ½ tbsp ) coconut oil, softened or melted 1-2 tsp matcha tea powder 80g ( ⅓ cup ) water, room temp or slightly warm Method In a blender combine the first set of ingredients at low speed, just so they incorporate. With the blender still running on low, drizzle in the water. Scrape the sides of the blender as needed to be sure it’s … [Read more...]

Chocolate Raspberry Mille Feuille

It's Spring time in London and there's nothing more glorious than blue skies, a gentle breeze and the unspoken promise of eternal sunshine. Believe it or not, there's some amazing berry picking in England, especially in the countryside where there are miles and miles of wild blackberry bushes to graze from. There's nothing quiet like a Sunday picking berries, followed by a "baking" session to use them. This dessert is layer upon layer of oaty … [Read more...]

Pistachio Matcha Bonbons

As you know, I have been toying with matcha tea powders a bit recently and a friend reached out to me who owns a company called Chiki Tea in Japan. I totally forgot about them on my matcha journey the past few weeks. "All of our Matcha comes from Yame in Kyushu, an area with the perfect climate and soil constitution to produce some of the finest Matcha in Japan. Our farmer is one of the last few remaining who uses straw mats to cover the plants … [Read more...]