`Deliciously Chocolatey' features ideas that cater for all chocolate cake lovers with child friendly recipes using exciting ingredients like popping candy and homemade marshmallows, afternoon offerings for ladies who lunch, cakes to impress a new girlfriend and recipes for the ultimate birthday cake. Clear step-by-step instructions make even the most complicated recipes feel achievable at home, with guides on how to present your chocolate cakes and bakes as the ultimate eye candy. From biscuits and cookies and small cakes and bakes to larger cakes, pastries, desserts and puddings and petit fours, Victoria charts the delicious range of some of our much-loved classics with a chocolatey twist. Smaller bakes such as Orange and Choc Chip Madeleines and Chocolate and Mint Teacakes feature alongside indisputable classics such as Chocolate Mud Cake, Torta Caprese and Caramelised White Chocolate Cheesecake. Also included are recipes for delicate and decadent petit fours such as Chocolate and Whiskey Truffles, Chocolate Marshmallows and White Chocolate and Champagne Nougat. Whatever the occasion, these 100 chocolate recipes are guaranteed to hit all the right notes of nostalgia and deliciousness.
Victoria Glass is the author of `Boutique Wedding Cakes' (978-1-84975-263-3), `Deliciously Vintage' (978-1-84975-486-6), `Baking Mash-up' (978-1-84975-558-0) and `Boozy Shakes' (978-1-84975-608-2). She is a professional cook and food writer and has contributed to various publications, including the 'Evening Standard', 'Gluten-free Magazine' and 'Hello!' Her bespoke celebration cake business, Victoria's Cake Boutique, was launched in 2008 and provides beautiful, tailor-made designs. Her celebrity clients include Miranda Hart, Zach Braff, The Princes' Trust and The Royal British Legion. She writes the popular blog, Alphabet Soup, which documents her journey to cook her way through the alphabet in one year: victorias-alphabet-soup.blogspot.com. In 2013, she launched Milk & Sugar, an afternoon tea `supperclub', with fellow author, Milli Taylor and is currently the writer in residence at The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre. She lives in London, UK.