Gluten-Free Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes

These cupcakes were born from baking my salted pretzel chocolate truffle cupcakes, but wanting to include everyone in my old office (one of my former colleagues has coeliac disease). They are still luxurious, however the texture does differ a bit to usual sponge cake due to there being no flour – they’re a bit likeContinue reading “Gluten-Free Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes”

Salted Pretzel & Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes

These cupcakes are a luxurious treat which seem unusual, however the components actually go really well together. A bonus is that chocolate ganache (which, when set, is also one of the ways of making chocolate truffles), is easier to pipe and decorate cakes with than buttercream or conventional icing and calling it truffle sounds ‘fancy’.Continue reading “Salted Pretzel & Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes”

Hello there

Hi, let me introduce myself – I’m Ariane Brumwell, the eccentric egg behind this food site. The first thing I feel a need to say is that I’m a news reporter based in Bryncethin (a village near Bridgend) in the beautiful south Wales in the UK. I have been a journalist for about three years,Continue reading “Hello there”