The recipe for making chocolatey gifts | Baking the seasons 

… made it from the recipe in the book). By toasting stale rye breadcrumbs, you get a crunch in the middle of these chocolate pieces that is completely addictive. Always start with good quality chocolate, as it is the star in both these recipes. For the Earl Grey truffles, I have chosen one of my favourite combinations for a ganache-based truffle, but the truth is you could steep almost anything in cream to make your own bespoke treats. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, …

Vegan Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream

By Kathryn Budig | December 8, 2015 Yoga star Kathryn Budig is known for her ability to make yoga accessible and playful through her teaching and writings, but her skills extend beyond the yoga mat — all the way to the kitchen. Below, she shares her recipe for vegan chocolate coconut ice cream. Delicious, dairy-free ice cream coming your way. (Photos: Cynthia Groseclose) I would happily eat ice cream every day for the rest of my life …

How to Make Caramelized White Chocolate – Bon Appétit

… an offset spatula, and don’t be afraid to take it dark—you really want those sugars to caramelize and develop some complexity. You’re looking for something the color of strong espresso mixed with a splash of cream. Even though caramelized white chocolate is great in a ton of different applications—truffles, frosting, fudge, and ice cream are only the beginning—it tends to disappear off the end of a spoon pretty quickly. We recommend making a double batch. To continue reading this …

Sweet potatoes, chocolate chips combine for delicious fall cake

… don’t limit this to Halloween. I’ll be serving this throughout the holidays, perhaps for brunch, tea or dessert. This cake is slightly dense with a faint sweet-potato flavor and is studded throughout with chunks of chocolate. Serve it with pumpkin ice cream, if desired. Contact Diane Rossen Worthington at seriouslysimple.com. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on the link below: Source: Sweet potatoes, chocolate chips combine for delicious fall …

Wirral plastic surgeon harnesses the power of tea to develop cream to prevent scarring

By Lorna Hughes | October 17, 2015 Douglas McGeorge, who is based at Spire Murrayfield Hospital near Irby, worked with scientist Dr Ardeshir Bayat Spire Murrayfield Hospital near Heswall. Plastic Surgeon Douglas McGeorge with the Solution for Scars cream which he helped develop. A Wirral plastic surgeon is using the therapeutic powers of the cuppa to help prevent scarring. Douglas McGeorge, a former president of the British Association of …