Category Chocolate and White Chocolate

Gingerbread Truffles | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Gingerbread Truffles

Soft gingerbread truffles made with gingernut biscuits and dipped in white chocolate. The perfect treat for the holidays. Hi, everybody! It’s taken me a bit of time to get around to writing this post. Before we left for Africa, I had everything set up and ready to go. Since this trip to South-East Asia was […]

Chocolate, Raspberry & Mascarpone Toasted Cheese Sandwich | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Raspberry, Nutella & Mascarpone Toasted Sandwiches (Sweet Cheesus Series Part 1)

Juicy raspberries sandwiched between layers of Nutella and mascarpone, then toasted to grilled cheese perfection. Sweet Cheesus! This is a scheduled post, as I’m currently travelling around Africa for ten weeks. Jealous much?! So, in my last post I promised a brand spanking new series here on Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind. And guess […]

Double Chocolate Oreo Bark | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Double Chocolate Oreo Bark

Ridiculously easy double chocolate Oreo bark, made with only three ingredients. A great snack that takes less than 10 minutes to throw together. Are you ready for a super easy recipe today? It’s so easy that I would barely even classify it as a recipe. This Double Chocolate Oreo Bark is perfect for weeks like this […]

Oreo-Stuffed Brownies | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Oreo-Stuffed Brownies

Crunchy, chocolate-y Oreos stuffed inside a fudgy brownie. Studded with chocolate chips and you’ve got the best kind of chocolate overload! Hi everybody, I’m baaaaack! Morocco was awesome, thanks for asking! No, but really, we had a really great time. We covered a lot of ground in two short weeks, but it’s such an interesting […]

Kingston Biscuits | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Kingston Biscuits (Australian Biscuit Series Part 5)

An oat, coconut and golden syrup sandwich biscuit (cookie) full of chocolate cream. Reminiscent of an Anzac biscuit, it makes a quick, easy and satisfying snack. This is a scheduled post as I’m currently off gallivanting around Morocco! I’ll be back soon, but in the meantime, enjoy these Kingston Biscuits! So I’m in Morocco! This […]

Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake

A moist chocolate orange bundt cake topped with an orange-infused chocolate ganache. Great for an afternoon snack or to serve for dessert at a dinner party. It’s a versatile cake that is sure to please. Oh hiiii there! Sorry for the unexplained hiatus last week. It was not intentional, but it was much needed. My hay fever […]

Wagon Wheels | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Wagon Wheels (Australian Biscuit Series Part 4)

Welcome back! It’s been a while since we’ve had one of these Australian biscuit soirées. I do apologise for the hiatus. I don’t have any real excuse for it, but I brought biscuits, so you’ll forgive me, right? These aren’t just any biscuits either. These are huge, ginormous, big as your palm, Wagon Wheels. For those […]