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Chocolate Cherry Clafoutis

Chocolate Cherry Clafoutis /

A chocolate cherry clafoutis eats just as elegant, luscious and sophisticated as it sounds. It’s stone fruit season and I’ve been bingeing on darkly delicious cherries, which are at the cheapest right now. Apricots, plums, nectarines are filling fruit stalls now, jostling with mangoes, watermelons, litchis and melons. The abundance of fruit is my silver lining this scorching summer. What is a clafoutis? Trust the French to make even a…

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Whole Grain Chocolate Banana Bread

Whole Grain Chocolate Banana Bread /

This recipe for whole grain chocolate banana bread is another step in my learning towards developing, baking and eating more whole grain foods. I don’t always succeed in this and recipes don’t always turn out the way I had visualised them. But every once in a while something works and that joy and satisfaction is what keeps me going further on this journey. Baking with barley flour Barley or jau…

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Desserts & Sweets/ Recipes

Chocolate Coconut Creme Brulee

Chocolate Coconut Creme Brulee /

I was excited  when the folks at BeeTee’s asked me to try Melt, their range of artisanal chocolates in my recipes. I received 3 of their chocolates and used one in the recipe I’m sharing with you today. They paid for this post but the opinions expressed here regarding the product are completely my own.  Coconut milk chocolate anyone? When you get a delivery of free chocolates, you make chocolate…

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