Milk Chocolate Brownies If you like chocolate you'll love these rich chocolate squares. You can also serve it as a cake. I first found a version in Trish Deseine's exceptional book 'Chocolate' and modified it to suit what was in my cupboard at the time.
Chocolate Icing recipe This chocolate ganache recipe makes enough to cover a 23cm cake. You can also serve the warm ganache over fried bananas which you have drizzled with rum, serve it on icecream or just dip a toasted croissant into it. Add a spoon or two of Baileys, rum, Cointreau, Grand Marnier or any favourite liqueur instead of vanilla extract.
Double Chocolate Pound Cake For either baking novices or seasoned pros, a 'dump cake' is a great option. To prepare one, you simply dump the ingredients into a bowl and beat them, then pour the batter into a pan and bake it. Although a dump cake is easy to make, it's just as good as a more fancy cake. Perhaps that's why dump cakes, including pound cakes, have been popular for hundreds of years.
Chef's Table: Mark Doe on Chocolate Chef and Just Cooking Cookery School owner Mark Doe writes about his experience with chocolate in a professional kitchen and shares his recipe for Melting Chocolate Fondant.
Paula Mee: Is chocolate really good for us? We all like to use the excuse that chocolate is good for us when we want to indulge. But is chocolate really good for us and what benefits can it offer? Read top nutritionist Paula Mee's advice on chocolate.