Raspberry and Chocolate Financiers

I know that many bloggers cook, bake, and generally prepare fabulous food and recipes with their blog in mind.  Out comes the semi-professional food photography gear, amazing props, flowers, table settings, and hey presto, a few days of intensive preparation and forethought produce stunning pictures to accompany posts that are thoughtfully written, peppered with witticisms…

Vanilla Cupcakes

Are you the kind of person who hates piping frosting?  Too fiddly? Or your baking is always rushed and you just don’t have the time to do it? Piping bags?  What?  Maybe you don’t even own any piping bags or nozzles at all. Or, like me, do you ALWAYS have them handy, until one day…