one student's tale of gastronomic indulgence

one student's tale of gastronomic indulgence

Category: Baking

Pumpkin whoopie pies

Pumpkin whoopie pies

These were a mixed success. Mixed because, although all my friends liked them, and they certainly went down a treat at the library, I was undecided. Maybe they were a little too spiced? Or maybe that jar of Marshmallow Fluff that I disregarded in the […]

Chocolate whoopie pies

Chocolate whoopie pies

Whoopie pies. Whoopie. Pies. We meet again, under a different disguise maybe, but still. Whoopie pies. You may have been able to tell from the gist of that, but I don’t really like whoopie pies. There, I’ve said it! They look a bit like macarons but […]

Chocolate & hazelnut coffee eclairs

Chocolate & hazelnut coffee eclairs

I bought myself a little treat the other day – Whittard’s hazelnut coffee. I’m an absolute coffee fiend – although I don’t drink it black and unsweetened, oh no no. I like my milky and flavoured – vanilla, irish cream, and best of all –hazelnut. […]

White chocolate, vanilla and raspberry tart

White chocolate, vanilla and raspberry tart

I’m on a bit of a pastry binge. Or, I should say, I was. This tart was in fact made weeks ago, before I was flung back into the eddies of student life, but its deliciousness lives on! Excuse the dramatics, but it is indeed […]

Cardamom, fig & vanilla seeded muffins

Cardamom, fig & vanilla seeded muffins

Hello there. Well, I’ve had a bit of a telling off recently from my friends [Hi Sophie] for not updating in a while. To that I say – sorry baby, I’m all vaginas all the time now. Aka – I’m on obstetrics & gynaecology, possibly the most […]

Peanut & Salted Caramel Macarons, & tips for the perfect macaron

Peanut & Salted Caramel Macarons, & tips for the perfect macaron

Hello lovers. Did you miss me? I’ve been on a mini-hiatus [read: on a bit of a fitness kick hence no baking] but I’m back now! I feel rather like how that Adam fella on Man Vs Food must feel: with so much food and baking […]