Italian Canestrelli Style Biscuits

Italian Canestrelli Style Biscuits

Canestrelli means little baskets and these biscuits are eaten during festive periods such as Christmas and often Easter. They come from the Italian region of Genova and are traditionally made with a dough using hard boiled egg yolks but I’ve decided to use the egg yolks raw in the dough mixture so that the yolk…

Chocolate Fondant

Chocolate Fondant

Serves 6 25g butter, for greasing 1-2 tbsp cocoa powder, for dusting 100g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 100g butter, cut into small pieces 100g caster sugar 2 whole eggs 2 egg yolks 100g plain flour   Preheat oven to 180°C/Gas 3. Butter six ramekins (about 7.5cm in diameter), then dust liberally with cocoa, shaking out…