Tonka macarons

I know that this post is about macarons but it starts with a story of fudge and the most fantastic restaurant I know. As I’ve discussed before I spend the end of every summer in the Highlands of Scotland. The land near us, sheltered by the mountains to the north and south and with the…

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Chestnut and cinnamon turkey macarons

Gobble gobble… When my boyfriend suggested I made ‘gobble macarons’ to celebrate thanksgiving I was a little confused. What on earth did he mean? But after a little explaining (apparently it’s the sound you make when you eat turkey) and one very quick search on Pinterest I was sold! Gobble macarons were on the weekend’s To…

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Orange and lemon drizzle cake

Simple things are often some of the best and food memories from our childhoods some of the strongest. This cake was my granny’s and searching for her cake tin full of it was the first thing my brother and I did when we visited. The crunchy sweet top and soft fluffy inside was my idea…

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Jammie Dodgers

What is your favourite biscuit? Is it the humble digestive or the glorious custard cream? Do you go rich tea or hob nob? Would you go for a pack of festive party rings or welcome a box of M&S’s extremely chocolately biscuits (as really it’s an excuse to eat great hunks if chocolate that you are after…