This week's bake was inspired by left over puff pastry. Earlier in the week Dan asked me to have ago at making some Beef pinwheels. The recipie required 500g of pastry so not confident with the techniques I bought 2 packs of ready rolled puff and ended up only using only one. A brief search … Continue reading GBBO challenge – Series 6 – Raspberry Millefeuille
I haven't really baked much bread (unless you count pizza dough) but when I have it usually turns out rather well. I seem to find making bread rather stressfree compared to other baking techniques. All the fiddly bits you need to get right for pastry or delicate cakes seem to be replaced with mixing a … Continue reading GBBO Technical Challenge 6: Herby Fougasse
I may have gotten slightly sidetracked but I haven't given up on my mission to try all the technical challenges that feature on this years GBBO. There is however only so many sweet things u can eat in a day and after the birthday cake Angie n Dan put together for me last weekend we … Continue reading GBBO: Technical Challenge 4
Yesterday I decided to put together this little blog and attempted the GBBO technical challenge to create a Bakewell Tart in 2.5hrs. My cake: Meanwhile unknown to me, my mum decided to undertake the same challenge. Declaring her photo of a bakewell tart after 2 hrs 27 mins. Mum's Cake: Not only did I miss … Continue reading That moment when your mum out bakes you . . . .
As a massive fan of Great British Bake off at the start of series 7 I decided to embark on a mission to bake every technical challenge in the series. Week 1: started well with some Jaffa cakes (24 instead of 12 because according to my partner 12 just isn't enough). Week 2: saw the return of … Continue reading GBBO: Technical Challenges 1-5