Rose and violet creams recipes

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Violets are blue - Valentine's afternoon tea - recipes

Violets are blue - Valentine's afternoon tea - recipes

Add the coloured and plain butter cream to the cakes with a pallete knife, then finish and decorate with crystalised violet petals (lilac cakes), sugar paste roses/hearts and pearls (cream cakes) and sugar paste geranium flowers (pink cakes)
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Recipe Mini Eclairs with Violet Essence Icing

Recipe Mini Eclairs with Violet Essence Icing

I was inspired by the Rose Eclairs I had at my Fortnum and Mason Afternoon Tea, this was my first time at making choux pastry, which I have to say is one of the easiest pastries to make - or is that just beginners luck
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Chocolate bundt cake with crystallised violet petals

Chocolate bundt cake with crystallised violet petals

I've always loved rose and violet cremes, these vintage and timeless chocolates with the beautiful aroma and delicate taste
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Raspberry Scones with Clotted Cream

Raspberry Scones with Clotted Cream

Violet is also an amazing flavour to pair with berries, should you happen to have that on hand instead of rosewater, or you fancy the nostalgic, powdery flavours of this spring flower instead
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REVIEW! Beech's Chocolate Creams and Discount Code

REVIEW! Beech's Chocolate Creams and Discount Code

I have to say that the Rose Creams did not appeal as all I could think about was Turkish Delight which I am not a fan of but I tried them anyway
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Super Spabaker! Emma’s Rose Layer Cake

Super Spabaker! Emma’s Rose Layer Cake

rose pink, violet, and black (ideally food colour paste to avoid the mix getting too watery). - Add the violet colour to the remaining mix until it’s a mid purple and put a third into the second sponge tin
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Pineapple Upside Down Cake, the Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook - a Review

Pineapple Upside Down Cake, the Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook - a Review

Loaf and Blood Orange & Rosemary Cake. Rose & Rhubarb Cake. Violet Posy Cake, Raspberry ‘Cakewell’ and that most Victorian of all cake
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Mothering Sunday and Blue & White China: Little Victoria Lemon Daisy Cakes Recipe

Mothering Sunday and Blue & White China: Little Victoria Lemon Daisy Cakes Recipe

Mothering Sunday and Little Violet & Rose Fancies. Mothering Sunday and Blue & White China. Forgive me, but this is an indulgent post today, a sort of virtual Mothering Sunday card for my mum, with daisies and beautiful china………so, there will be very little chat and lots of photos, as well as the recipe for these pretty little Victoria Lemon Daisy Cakes
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The Great British Bake Off, bake along

The Great British Bake Off, bake along

Mary Berry had tears in her eyes when she talked about Nadiya and I must admit I was a little emotional too
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Layered Meringue Cake

Layered Meringue Cake

Rose and white chocolate meringues from Tin and Thyme. The puddings this year were all rather daunting – crème brûlée which can either turn out as scrambled egg if overcooked or soup if undercooked, the spanische Windtorte with its French meringue shell, Swiss meringue decoration, and handmade violets, and three tiers of baked cheesecake
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Yodel-ay-ee-oooo Your Way Around Austria

Yodel-ay-ee-oooo Your Way Around Austria

We arrived in style aboard a horse drawn sleigh to toast our toes around a crackling log fire and toast a great day’s skiing with sparkling rose
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Discovering the Chocolate Alphabet in St Rémy-de-Provence (Part 2)

Discovering the Chocolate Alphabet in St Rémy-de-Provence (Part 2)

Joël Durand also honours the local cigales in the form of milk chocolate lavender or dark chocolate with rosemary
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Istanbul – for one night only. Nicole, and your other best restaurants…

Istanbul – for one night only. Nicole, and your other best restaurants…

Clams with smoked salmon and beef tartare (a little like an oyster kilpatric, but more delicate, perhaps a little dominated by the smoked salmon), were followed by a triplet of canapes – a rice crisp with tuna bonito (amazing), a goats’ cheese cookie, and accompanied by a super rose from the Gallipoli Peninsula, reeking of blackcurrant and with length that would challenge the legs of Claudia Schiffer
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Passion Fruit and Raspberry Macaron Filling

Passion Fruit and Raspberry Macaron Filling

Incidentally, I also love their floral syrups to quickly and easily add that delicious fragrant touch to pâtisserie recipes such as rose, elderflower and violet for a summery Teatime in Paris
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Best Pastries in St Rémy de Provence (Part 1)

Best Pastries in St Rémy de Provence (Part 1)

This time with over-sized lemon meringue tarts, giant macarons, and violet Réligieuses. Would we just stay by the pool and chat during our long-awaited Bastille holiday weekend visit, or should we venture out in this heatwave and have a bit of culture next morning
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BEAUTY BUZZ – WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS SPRING

BEAUTY BUZZ – WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS SPRING

The Rose Cocoon Treatment at The Dorchester is an opportunity to transform into a cleansed, buffed and glowing spring-time butterfly