Oreo Topped Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake

Oreo Cheesecake

I don’t wish to appear immodest, but I simply must say, this is quite possibly the most scrumptious cheesecake that I have ever eaten.

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A perfectly smooth and tangy baked cheesecake, punctuated by chocolate chunks, with a crumbly chocolate biscuit base and an utterly insane crumbled Oreo topping. Heaven.

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It’s my birthday weekend folks, and if that isn’t an excuse for an incredibly decadent cake, then I don’t know what is. (continue reading…)

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Salted Pistachio & Dark Chocolate Biscotti

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Salt and sweet, for me it’s a life long love affair. Despite the fact that I’m as British as bangers and mash, my childhood lunch of choice was most definitely the all-American peanut butter and jam sandwich, PB and J if you will / must. (I’m sorry, I just can’t call it jelly, you have to draw the line somewhere!)

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As I’ve matured (umm…) and developed a mildly crazy peanut phobia, so my tastes have evolved, but my salty/sweet love has not abated. I could eat chocolate covered pretzels until they’re coming out of my ears, but my most recent obsession is the salted chocolate chip cookie.

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Having previously whipped up a very tasty batch of salted pistachio and dark chocolate cookies, I was keen to find out whether a salted biscotti would work equally well. And let me tell you, salted chocolate seems to work in just about anything! (continue reading…)