Recipe: Chocolate Stout Loaf Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

I had a can of Toast Ale’s new 6.2% chocolate stout in the fridge – a new brew they’ve made from surplus bread & chocolate in collaboration with Divine Chocolate, as part of their ‘Rise Up for the Planet’ campaign. It’s a freaking delicious stout, so I figured it would also taste amazing baked into a chocolate cake.

This is my adaptation of an Edd Kimber recipe which I found on the Sainsbury’s Magazine website; where I have also used some of Halen Mon’s epic Salted Caramel Spread to make a delicious, sweet cream cheese frosting.

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Veg Box Delivery Schemes available in Cardiff

Veg box sales rocketed by 111% in just six weeks at the beginning of the first lockdown, with Covid-19 driving demand for fresh, healthy food that could be home delivered. Some of the usual veg box companies even struggled to cope; many had to put waiting lists in place and turn away new orders. 

Luckily, it wasn’t long before local businesses stepped up to fill the gaps, and existing veg box schemes found ways to adapt and expand. As a result there is now plenty of choice when it comes to finding a local scheme that works for you.

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The ethical Welsh beauty brands to support in 2021

Last year, a Harris Poll survey found that 73% of millennial women actively seek out cleaner, more natural beauty products. Lucky for us, we have a handful of incredible, ethical Welsh beauty brands to choose from right here on our doorstep.

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New Research Shows Post-Lockdown Diners Want More Sustainable Meals

New research from the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) suggests that Welsh diners want restaurants and cafes to serve more sustainable meals as eating out restrictions are eased.

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