Category Archives: Recipes

Chocolate Truffles Three Ways

Chocolate Truffles

I think the Festive Season calls for a little celebration and I usually make these truffles as gifts or in case people drop in.  Last year I tried three different flavours and they were certainly popular.  Once set store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.Properly stored, they should last for a week. For optimal taste and texture, bring them… Read more »

Mini Christmas Cakes

I love baking at Christmas time and one of my favourite gifts to have on hand are mini Christmas Cakes.  Individually wrapped they look festive and make either great gifts or you can set one at each place at the festive table. This recipe was incorporated from and I’ve made a few tweaks for my taste. Ingredients Yield 32-36… Read more »

No Bake Mini Chocolate Nut Truffle Puddings

No Bake Mini Truffle Puddings

These little Chocolate Nut Truffle Puddings are one of my favourites to make at Christmas time.  They look festive, are easy to make and no baking is required which I think is a bonus when you don’t have much time. Usually I soak the sultanas in brandy but you can use any liqueur or omit altogether. I found the recipe… Read more »

Italian Chocolate Hazlenut Biscotti

Italian Chocolate Biscotti

My husband is Italian, so on our visits to Italy to visit his cousins, I’ve discovered much about Italian foods and traditions.  I love them all and I love the Italian way of sitting for hours savouring a meal with the family gathered together around the table – no iphones!!! Last year, I discovered this recipe for Chocolate Hazlenut Biscotti… Read more »