Chocolate

Chocolate recipes and ideas

  • 21 Fred Ponnavoy's Black Forrest Chocolate Fondant
    Fred Ponnavoy's Black Forrest Chocolate Fondant

  • 22 HELLO! Online's Top Easter Eggs of 2012
    Easter brings lots of foodie treats such as hot cross buns, lovely roast lamb and, of course, lots of eggs - both the real thing and those made of chocolate. The world of chocolate eggs is no simple...

  • 23 Chocolate enthusiast Fred Ponnavoy's Chocolate Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Poached Lemon
    Chocolate enthusiast Fred Ponnavoy's Chocolate Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Poached Lemon

  • 24 Christmas gifts for the chocoholic in your life
    The festive season is the perfect time to indulge – what better time to give loved ones a sweet treat? From a weekend in a chocolate boutique hotel to a home chocolate-making kit, we've searched...

  • 25 The perfect choice for chocoholics
    If you were unaware, this week, 10-16th October 2011 marks a fairly significant event in the calendar of any sweet-toothed foodie. It's National Chocolate Week and if that's not a good enough excuse...

  • 26 Kitchen tip – tempering chocolate
    Ever wondered when you melt chocolate and set it why it goes grainy or white marks appear? It’s because chocolate, in a solid state when you buy it is tempered. This means that liquid chocolate...

  • 27 Chocolate cake
    Ingredients (Makes 1, serves 8) 200g/7oz dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids), broken into pieces 250g/9oz cooked beetroot (not in vinegar) drained and puréed 200g/7oz plain...

  • 28 Malted chocolate shakes
    Ingredients (makes 2) 1 large tub of good quality chocolate ice cream (500ml) 250mls milk 4 tbs malt powder 10 chocolate chip cookies Method Place all the ingredients in a blender...

  • 29 Chocolate marble cake with chocolate icing
    Ingredients (serves 8) 125g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 170g self-raising flour ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp salt 200g caster sugar ...

  • 30 Salted caramel shortbread
    Ingredients (Makes 16 squares) 125g/4½oz plain flour 60g/2½oz cornflour 60g/2½oz icing sugar 125g/4½oz unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes For...

  • 31 Chocolate beetroot cake
    Ingredients (Serves 8-10) 250g/9oz cooked beetroot (fresh or vacuum-packed), chopped 1 tsp vanilla extract 200ml/7fl oz sunflower oil 3 eggs, beaten 175g/6oz organic self-raising...

  • 32 Love to eat
    Valentine’s Day is upon us again – and what better way to show someone you love them than by cooking a delicious meal for them at home – far better than fighting for attention in a packed...

  • 33 Hot chocolate and raspberry shake
    Ingredients (Serves 2) 600ml semi skimmed milk 2 tbsp drinking chocolate 3 tbsp medium oatmeal 100g raspberries Method Place the milk, drinking chocolate and oatmeal in a saucepan...

  • 34 Luscious Lollies
    INGREDIENTS 200g/7oz Carnation Condensed Milk Light 275g/10oz fresh fruit such as strawberries, rinsed and hulled 100ml/4fl oz fruit juice – a red coloured juice...

  • 35 Gregg Wallace's chocolate mousse tartlets
    Ingredients (makes 6) 125 g (4 oz) plain flour, plus extra for dusting 50 g (2 oz) butter, chilled and diced 25 g (1 oz) caster sugar 1 small egg, beaten icing sugar, for dusting For...

  • 36 Earl grey chocolate fudge cake
    Ingredients (Makes 10 slices) For the cake 6 Earl Grey teabags 150ml boiling water 100g unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus extra butter for greasing 3 large free-range eggs...

  • 37 Eat, drink and be lovely
    Although it may seem the done thing to dine-out on Valentine’s Day, bucking the trend and cooking at home can be as good a show of affection as anything. More so, in fact, given the extra effort...

  • 38 Eat, drink and be lovely
    Although it may seem the done thing to dine-out on Valentine’s Day, bucking the trend and cooking at home can be as good a show of affection as anything. More so, in fact, given the extra effort...

  • 39 Fab foodie Valentine's Day gifts for your loved one
    We’ve only just got over the Christmas shopping and now it’s Valentine’s Day! To help you through the gift-buying minefield we’ve picked the top of the foodie pressies to give your...

  • 40 Eat, drink and be chocolatey
    In celebration of Chocolate Week and all things good for the soul, here are a couple of fantastic recipes to inspire you – go for both at the same time for a chocolate overload! This Kuapa Kooko...



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