The Art of Confidence

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I’ve only lived 15 years, which is over 5000 days, and it is said that the average person lives 28 000 days. As those days increase, you learn more, you grow and you change – whilst the world changes with you. Then, at some point in your life, you begin to realise that you have very few days left. And you realise that you didn’t live fully; because you found yourself wishing you could have done more. But then those days that were once increasing; have come to a stop – and it’s eventually too late.

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Baked Cheesecake

My favourite desert is probably a baked cheesecake, and the funny thing is I never use to like it until this cheesecake. It is made with lemon zest and the seeds from a vanilla bean to produce a wonderfully fresh flavour, whilst the texture is extremely creamy and quite light.

Most recipes call for a double boiler and the addition of flour; this is to prevent the chances of cracking on the top. However, I assure you that these steps are not necessary – as long as your ingredients are at room temperature and you don’t beat too much air into the batter, there will be absolutely no cracks. So it’s actually simpler than you think.
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Today’s post is a little different as I have created a stop motion video. It doesn’t show the precise instructions but it gives you a general idea. Sorry – I know the stop motion is not completely smooth so please bear with me. Read More