Chilli and cinnamon chocolate brownie

Chilli and cinnamon chocolate brownie

It doesn't happen often that inspiration for a new flavour of brownie comes from a novel. In 'The Lollipop Shoes' by Joanne Harris, the heroine Vianne Rocher prepares her favourite chocolate drink by adding a mesmerizing¬† combination of chilli, nutmeg and cinnamon. Instinctively I knew that … [Read more...]

Heavenly pecan brownie with Italian vanilla bean ice-cream

Heavenly pecan brownie with Italian vanilla bean ice-cream

One of my favourite comfort foods since coming to England is the classic chocolate brownie. Compared to some of Italy's finer patisserie, the brownie may not be the prettiest, but its taste is surely to die for! From the day I first tasted one I was haunted by the desire to find the version that … [Read more...]