• Baking Recipes,  Chocolates & confections,  Collaborations

    A very coconut kind of candy

    I’ve been wanting to learn the art of making candy for a while now, but most of them have this complex and intimidating air about them. I simply don’t think I can manipulate sugar if I haven’t even been successful in making caramel. Luckily I came across this recipe for easy-peasy Almond Joys any coconut-lover wouldn’t want to miss! I didn’t use to be a fan of the coconut flavour myself but when I discovered exactly how well it went with chocolate, I began to have a change of heart. In this recipe, desiccated coconut is mixed with honey and coconut oil to create something lightly sweet and chocolatey, but…

  • Baking Recipes,  Chocolates & confections,  From the books

    Dark Chocolate Truffles for your Honey

    I find it unfortunate how I lost track of time these past few weeks. I was initially planning on posting three Valentine’s-themed treats this year but I’ve been so busy I didn’t even notice the date. There have been so many red and romantic things all over the blogosphere lately, and every time I see these posts I would make a mental note to bake and contribute to the festivities later in the week. But once I’m off the computer and begin doing other things, I forget to even jot it down on my planner. Well it’s a bit too late to dwell on that now. I haven’t been cooking…