Melanie's Food Adventures

19/08/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Mini Choclolate Pavlova with Bourbon Roasted Cherries

I have to say that I think that chocolate and cherries are one of my favourite combinations, they just go so well together! And by adding something a little boozy into the mix, you can pretty much guarantee that they’ll … Continue reading

27/07/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Lemon Meringue Cake

Baking for Mr Food Adventurer’s birthday calls for something special. I know he loves lemon flavoured cakes, so when I spotted this on the BBC Good Food website I knew I’d found the one! Now, please don’t let the amount of … Continue reading

04/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Fudgy Walnut Cake

Oh man, is this a cake!! Deliciously light and full of walnuts and fudge which would be perfect for an alternative birthday cake or for afternoon tea….. or having with a cuppa late at night just because you can 😉 As … Continue reading

04/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Crème Egg Brownies

Happy Easter!! I made these last year for family and they absolutely adored them so I’m making them again this year (and probably for many years to come!). There’s not much to love with these to be honest, a chocolatey … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Chocolate Orange Crème Brûlée and St Clements No Churn Ice Cream

I LOVE ice cream, and I’m always on the look out for recipes that don’t require an ice cream maker, so when Sugar and Crumbs contacted me to ask if I’d like to write a post including some of their fabulous Cocoa … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Raspberry, Lime and Rose Layer Cake

Yep, that’s right…. read the title of that cake again…… sounds awesome, doesn’t it? I’m very excited to be able to introduce my first guest blog, please welcome Bad Girl Bakery to the Food Adventurer family! I first met Jeni and … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Festive Clementine and Pomegranate Cake

I’m sure there are plenty of you who, like me, aren’t lovers of Christmas cake, I’ve never been a fan of them, but I do love a decent sized pudding during the Festive Season. When I saw this on the Sainsbury’s … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Modern Day Apple Crumble

Don’t get me wrong….. I love Apple Crumble, but some puddings taste even better with a modern twist, and this is a perfect example. Salted Caramel seems to have cropped up in everything recently from ice cream and cheesecake to … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Marvellous Mug Cake for One

It’s been a couple of hours since you had dinner, and you’re hungry again….. You want something sweet, but a choccie biscuit (or two) just isn’t going to cut it. Well, I think I may have the answer….. Ladies and … Continue reading

02/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Chocolate, Lime and Pistachio Cake

This is such a gorgeous cake that I’ve been thinking about it every day since I made it last week! The bursts of lime through the chocolate cake and then the crunch of a little bite of pistachio makes this … Continue reading

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