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  • Egg Yolk and Ricotta Stuffed Ravioli

    Egg Yolk and Ricotta Stuffed Ravioli

    A runny egg yolk and roasted garlic and ricotta filling encapsulated in sheets of beautiful herb laminated pasta.

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  • Matcha Choux au Craquelin

    Matcha Choux au Craquelin

    These matcha choux au craquelin are crisp on the outside, light on the inside and filled with a delicious matcha and vanilla pastry cream.

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  • Red Velvet Cake Rolls

    Red Velvet Cake Rolls

    Mini red velvet cake rolls with cream cheese frosting.

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  • Hot Chocolate Bombs

    Hot Chocolate Bombs

    Hot chocolate bombs are easy to make with only a few ingredients. Realize your Tik Tok superstardom and make some.

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  • Homemade Hot Chocolate Powder

    Homemade Hot Chocolate Powder

    Make your own hot chocolate powder at home with only two ingredients.

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  • Parmesan Crisp Tuiles

    Parmesan Crisp Tuiles

    Super easy parmesan cheese crisps. They look fancy but they’re only one ingredient.

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  • Homemade Marshmallow Recipe

    Homemade Marshmallow Recipe

    Fresh, homemade marshmallows are soft, fluffy and can be flavoured really however you like. If you have a bit of extra time, these beat the stale store bought marshmallows any day.

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  • Homemade Salted Caramels

    Homemade Salted Caramels

    Wondering how to make homemade salted caramels? It’s not as complicated as you might think and the results are a super creamy, buttery candies. These caramels are nothing like those awful hard caramels you get at halloween. Soft, flavourful and they don’t stick to your teeth.

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  • Butternut Squash Purée

    Butternut Squash Purée

    Glossy, silky, smooth butternut squash purée. It looks impressive and is actually really easy to make.

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  • Aerated Chocolate (Homemade Aero Bars)

    Aerated Chocolate (Homemade Aero Bars)

    Create bubbly aero bar style chocolate at home with this recipe for aerated chocolate.

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  • Sweet Pea Microwave Sponge Cake

    Sweet Pea Microwave Sponge Cake

    A recipe for a vibrant, naturally green, sweet pea microwave sponge cake. You can make this cake without a whipping siphon without any issues. The batter would be too thick to use a whipping siphon anyway but since it's just a regular microwave sponge, you aren't getting that same fluffy aeration.

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  • Fried Squash Blossoms

    Fried Squash Blossoms

    Fried squash blossoms are one of my favourite summer time snacks. Stuffed with mozzarella, battered and fried until crisp, these things are ridiculously delicious. If you've ever wondered what they are eating in the Attraversiamo scene in Eat Pray Love, this is it. If you can get your hands on some blossoms, these things are…

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  • Encapsulated Olive Oil

    Encapsulated Olive Oil

    A modernist, molecular gastronomy style technique, originally created by Chef José Andrés, these little bon bons are made by trapping olive oil inside a thin layer or isomalt candy. Difficult and finicky to make but with stunning results. These are hard to keep for service and can't really be stored for long so it is…

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  • Caramel Pecan Banana Bread

    Caramel Pecan Banana Bread

    I'm showing you how to make this caramel pecan banana bread with caramel toffee sauce. Yes, it really is as delicious as it sounds.

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  • Orange Fluid Gel

    Orange Fluid Gel

    Here's a quick and simple recipe for making this beautiful fresh orange fluid gel for plating. Serve this with savoury dishes to give a sweet balance to things like duck or use on or in desserts to elevate or compliment flavours. The texture of the gel is super smooth and the flavour is light and…

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  • Cultured Butter

    Cultured Butter

    Here's a recipe for making cultured butter at home. Once you've tried cultured butter, you'll wonder why you've been eating the flavourless stuff for so long. This recipe is a little time consuming but worth it. Just a disclaimer, always be really careful when fermenting anything at home. Make sure your equipment is clean and…

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  • Prosecco Gummy Bears

    Prosecco Gummy Bears

    These gorgeous little prosecco bears are plant based and made with only a few ingredients.

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  • Bright Green Basil Oil

    Bright Green Basil Oil

    This is a three ingredient recipe for a vibrant and bright green oil for plating. This oil is great for adding a pop of bright green colour and also adds a really nice flavour to savoury dishes. There are reasons behind some of my choices of ingredients, I chose a neutral oil instead of olive…

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  • Squid Ink Tuiles

    Squid Ink Tuiles

    Want to know how to make those super cool squid ink coral/ lace tuiles? They're easier than you might think. All it takes is flour, water, oil and squid ink. That and a little patience to and you'll get this beautiful modernist cuisine style garnish.

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  • Vegan Lemon Tart

    Vegan Lemon Tart

    This plant based lemon tart is mad with a bright yellow vegan lemon curd that's set with agar agar and topped with a mixture of berries and raspberry filled white chocolate shells. Substituting agar for gelatine and changing recipes up to make them plant based is a lot easier than you might think. Try your…

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  • Cherry Blossom Tree Dessert

    Cherry Blossom Tree Dessert

     Symbolic of the transient nature of life, the emergence of cherry blossoms welcomes a season of renewal and change. This cherry blossom dessert is inspired by the beauty of the sakura season in both Japan and here in Edinburgh where I live.   In springtime the streets and parks near my apartment are lined with…

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  • Homemade Goats Cheese

    Homemade Goats Cheese

    Want to know how to make goat's cheese at home? It's easier than you might think. All you need is goat's milk, lemon juice and a little bit of time and you're left with a beautiful spreadable chèvre style goat milk cheese. I rolled mine in these beautiful edible flowers but you can serve your…

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  • Sourdough Focaccia Bread

    Sourdough Focaccia Bread

    Learn how to make sourdough focaccia bread with olives, garlic and rosemary. Golden, crispy and super flavourful, this focaccia recipe is made with the starter from my sourdough starter video that I posted earlier this week so check it out if you haven’t already.

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  • Easy Sourdough Starter

    Easy Sourdough Starter

    Looking for an easy sourdough starter recipe? I'm showing you how to make a wile yeast starter at home that you can use in bread, pastries, buns, focaccia, donuts and more. If you can't find yeast or are looking for a more natural, easy to digest alternative the natural yeast in sourdough starter can be…

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  • Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

    Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

    Want to know how to make fluffy Japanese souffle pancakes? I’m showing you the recipe for these super thick pancakes as well as everything I learned from spending a whole day perfecting them. They take a bit of work but the results are jiggly, super fluffy pancakes.

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  • Vietnamese Egg Coffee

    Vietnamese Egg Coffee

    Vietnamese coffee is a frothy whipped coffee recipe that is believed to have been invented when there was a shortage of milk in Vietnam in the 1940's. Most recipes use eggs yolks and condensed milk but I found that adding sugar gave me better, frothier results. If you are concerned about raw eggs, you can…

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  • Coffee Caviar

    Coffee Caviar

    This is a very simple molecular gastronomy technique for making these little espresso bubbles that are great for adding flavour and a different texture to desserts.

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  • Dalgona Coffee

    Dalgona Coffee

    Want to know how to make Dalgona Coffee? Dalgona Coffee is that viral, tik tok whipped coffee using instant coffee granules everyone is going crazy about. I decided to try it out. It's really easy all you need are 3 ingredients: instant coffee granules, sugar and water. To serve, fill a cup with ice, pour…

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  • Beetroot Pasta

    Beetroot Pasta

    Coloured naturally with beets, this hand made pasta dough only uses flour, eggs and pureed beetroot. The beetroot lends a beautiful earthy flavour and of course gorgeous colour.

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  • Homemade Gnocchi

    Homemade Gnocchi

    Gnocchi are easy to make at home and the recipe only needs potatoes, flour, egg and salt. If you're staying in a need are looking for a recipe that takes a bit of time but I'm going to be honest, is super fun to make (shaping the little gnocchi is SO FUN), you should definitely…

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  • Fresh Spinach Pasta

    Fresh Spinach Pasta

    I'm showing you how to make fresh spinach pasta dough at home. If you're looking for a way to pass the time, making this beautiful, bright, green spinach pasta dough at home takes a little longer but is completely worth it. I served mine with fresh ricotta, you can easily make this at home as…

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  • Pasta Without a Machine

    Pasta Without a Machine

    Learn how to make pasta without a machine. Homemade pasta is easy to make with a few ingredients you already have at home and the best part is, you don't need a machine or any expensive equipment. For this basic pasta recipe, all you need is flour, eggs, oil and salt. If you head to…

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  • Lemon Curd

    Lemon Curd

    A recipe for a beautiful bright lemon curd that's perfect for topping desserts and filling tarts. It's a bit time consuming but making lemon curd at home is really easy and definitely worth it flavour wise.

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  • Painted Canvas Cake

    Painted Canvas Cake

    When I'm feeling down, I need to look outside of myself for inspiration. Art is a great place to look for ideas for new dishes. This painted canvas cakes is inspired by the art exhibits at the Modern Gallery of Art in Edinburgh.

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  • Rainbow Rice Paper Rolls

    Rainbow Rice Paper Rolls

    Super colourful, fresh and vibrant rice paper rolls. The recipe for these rainbow spring rolls isn’t so much a recipe as it is a piecing together of lots of different ingredients. I’m showing you how to make the bright yellow egg strips, crispy tofu and pickled cabbage but you can fill your rolls with whatever…

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  • Easy Chocolate Cookies Crumb

    Easy Chocolate Cookies Crumb

    Add chocolate cookie crumb to your desserts for extra flavour and crunch.

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  • Vegan Chocolate Mousse Hearts

    Vegan Chocolate Mousse Hearts

    Plant based chocolate and raspberry mousse hearts. Perfect for your sweetheart.

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  • Cereal Milk Panna Cotta

    Cereal Milk Panna Cotta

    Here's a recipe for cereal milk panna cotta. I made a few adjustments to the original recipe but this technique was made famous by Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar. She typically uses corn flakes but I wanted to use fruit loops because of the nostalgia tied to fruit loops for me. I wasn't allowed…

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  • Ricotta Cheese at Home

    Ricotta Cheese at Home

    Easy recipe for making ricotta at home.

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  • Parsnip Purée

    Parsnip Purée

    Beautiful smooth and creamy parsnip purée

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  • Sugared Cranberries

    Sugared Cranberries

    Simple Christmas Recipe for Sugared Cranberries Rough Recipe (let's be real it doesn't have to be exact)

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  • Cranberry Fluid Gel

    Cranberry Fluid Gel

    This is a recipe for a super simple cranberry fluid gel. Both tart and sweet it pairs perfectly with loads of Christmas and winter desserts as well as with savoury mains like duck and venison. The bright pink colour is natural and super vibrant on any plate.

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  • Cricket Macarons

    Cricket Macarons

    Our James Beard Foundation Award nominated video for cricket macarons.

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  • Purple Sweet Potato Cookies

    Purple Sweet Potato Cookies

    Fluffy, sweet, naturally purple sweet potato cookies.

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  • Stale Bread Mousse with Caramelized Bread Crumbs

    Stale Bread Mousse with Caramelized Bread Crumbs

    This recipe uses stale bread scraps to create a toast and caramel mousse dessert, taking something that would have normally been thrown away and giving it a second life.

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  • Flexible Pumpkin Pie

    Flexible Pumpkin Pie

    A unique way to change up the autumnal classic, pumpkin pie.

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  • Black Sesame Cookies

    Black Sesame Cookies

    These black sesame cookies are eye catching with a toasted and complex flavour that is slightly more savoury but very similar to the flavour of a peanut butter cookie. Moist, dense, chewy and delicious, these cookies made with black tahini are a gorgeous sweet treat or would be a great addition to a more complex…

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  • Mirror Glazed Apple Cake

    Mirror Glazed Apple Cake

    Here's a more advanced recipe for a spooky apple Halloween dessert. It's made with cranberry, apples and white chocolate and then mirror glazed to give it a beautiful glossy shine. Perfect for Halloween, once you cut into the mirror glazed apples the bright red cranberry filling oozes out onto the plate. Spooky and delicious.

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  • Crispy Milk Skin Shards

    Crispy Milk Skin Shards

    One ingredient and a little time turns what is normally considered an imperfection or a nuisance into something beautiful. I didn't invent this technique, I think Rene Redzepi was the first person to use milk skins in a dish (correct me if I'm wrong though) and I've seen crispy milk on a few dishes in…

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