Chicken and Chorizo Pie I was all over Pie week!! It's definitely starting to feel autumnal and with that comes the urge to eat all those comforting wintery meals.... Pie being one of them! This week, I decided to go with the signature bake and make a decorated, savoury, shortcrust pastry pie. I decided to … Continue reading Bake Off Bake Along – Week 6
Pudding week! One of my favourite weeks on the bake off, I love puddings!! After last weeks disaster with caramel I decided to go for it this week, I went for a trifle terrine. We had my parents round for Sunday dinner so I didn't feel too piggy making a huge dessert, seeing as we … Continue reading Bake Off Bake Along – Week 5
Well..... I can definitely say that caramel is not my strong point!! I had an absolute nightmare this week. I decided to make millionaires shortbread, originally I planned to make a peanut butter caramel, just like Liam's signature bake - which I thought sounded delicious!! Unfortunately mine were not!! I was a little scared of … Continue reading Bake Off Bake Along – Week 4 – Millionaires Shortbread
Bread week Week three of the Bake Off is bread week. And the week I dread the most, I have a very hit and miss relationship with baking bread. This weeks challenges were a signature bake of teacakes, a technical bake of a traditional cottage loaf and a showstopper bread sculpture. I really enjoyed this … Continue reading Bake Off Bake Along – Week 3 – Cherry Teacakes
Week 2 - Biscuit Week Steven continues to impress with his bakes, winning star baker again. Can he keep up his high standards for the rest of the series, I'm not sure... I was quite amused watching the technical, just how difficult it appeared to be to shape the fortune cookies, and the fact the … Continue reading Oaty Ginger & Lime Cookie Sandwiches
The Great British Bake Off is back!! I didn't want to like it, but I did. Don't get me wrong, It's not the same; Pru, Noel and Sandi don't give you quite the warm fuzzy feelings that Mary, Mel and Sue did but overall it wasn't horrible. The ad breaks give you a chance to … Continue reading The Bake Off is Back!!!
This week was the final of the Great British Bake Off - the last in its current state, what the programme so many of the British public have come to know and love will be like on Channel 4 is yet to be seen... The final three, Andrew, Candice and Jane, were set the challenge … Continue reading Vicky Bakes…. ‘Pigs’ and Pavlova