Bridget Harney

Cranberry, Orange & Ginger Mincemeat Recipe by Bridget Harney

When I made this cranberry, orange & ginger mincemeat, the house was instantly transformed by the festive smells. People were trickling into the kitchen and even the collection of ingredients piled on the table spoke of the warmth and familiarity of a traditional Christmas. This recipe is, however, a twist on a classic, using the …

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Carmel Hall Chocolate Straws with Dip

Dark and White Chocolate Straws Recipe by Bridget Harney

Dark and white chocolate straws are like cheese straws except with chocolate. What’s not to like? The base of these is an unsweetened cocoa pastry topped with a mixture of chopped chocolate. The sweetness really comes from the white chocolate, and the time in the oven caramelises the sugar in the white chocolate to give …

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Walnut and Hazelnut Biscotti Cantuccini Recipe by Bridget Harney

There are few pleasures greater in life than getting a lovely crunchy biscuit on the side of your coffee (ok, there may be a few greater pleasures!). We commonly call them biscotti, but they are also known as cantuccini. I believe that the latter means coffee bread while the former refers to biscuits that would …

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Chocolate Filled Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe by Bridget Harney

Chocolate filled buttermilk pancakes represent the perfect balance of tangy and sweet for me. While pancakes topped with chocolate sauce are certainly good, nothing beats a liquid gooey chocolate centre. It’s full on, unadulterated chocolate, melted. Combined with peanut butter or caramel, these pancakes are truly indulgent. I’ve even made them with dime bars! The …

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Hazelnut and Chocolate Shortbread Sandwiches Recipe by Bridget Harney

The Hazelnut and Chocolate Shortbread Sandwiches are a heavenly combination. The hazelnuts really emphasise the buttery light crumb of the shortbread and the chocolate filling is totally luxurious. With Valentines Day just around the corner, this is the perfect recipe to treat yourself or a loved one. If romance is the order of the day, …

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Courgette, Lemon and Elderflower Drizzle Cake by Bridget Harney

Courgette, Lemon and Elderflower Drizzle Cake by Bridget Harney

Courgette, Lemon and Elderflower Drizzle cake is the perfect way to welcome spring into our kitchens. It’s light and moist, with subtle but clean flavours that sing of freshness and new beginnings. It is also a recipe that makes use of that sad courgette that may be languishing in your fridge after the health resolutions …

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