In this post I'll talk about the baking I did over Christmas, there was the Christmas cake, filled with way WAY too much Whiskey, the Yule logs, Christmas Bakewell, mince pies and mincemeat tray bake. Lets begin with the most important part of Christmas in my opinion, the Cake! I soaked a Kilo of Fruits … Continue reading Christmas Baking 2016
Good evening! Back in June I did some experimenting with Danish Dough, with different ways of doing it, I typed it all up into Word, and I've copied it into this post it remains un edited so gramma and spelling may be naff... Danish Dough 500g-bread flour 125ml warm milk 95ml water 75g caster sugar … Continue reading Danish Dough
Good Afternoon, This post is for my first Lemon Meringue Pie, now I have always disliked lemon meringue pie and still do, but this was really nice, I used a recipe from my book on patisserie, using Sablée Pastry, French Lemon Cream and French Meringue. I learnt some new things about using Sablée Pastry, to … Continue reading Lemon Meringue Pie
Good afternoon, As I write this I have my turkey in the oven cooking, and my flat smells fantastic. I have followed the Cadbury Recipe it was weird I have never whisked whole eggs before, didn't know what to expect but it took a little longer then egg whites on their own but the colour was really … Continue reading Yule Log – Attempt 1
Good Morning! A few weeks ago I took James out for a meal to a local Pub/Bistro, the food was fantastic, we had a starter; Garlic Ciabatta, so I set out to make my own, the dough was extremely wet and sloppy, I used Paul Hollywoods recipe, using my T55 flour. I found the dough to be … Continue reading Ciabatta
Good evening, it's been a few days since my last post; Work has been very busy with the build up to Christmas and a rush to ensure the stores are stocked for the Christmas last minute purchases we all make! today I want to talk about the ingredients and Equipment I use, I'm going to … Continue reading The Ingredients I Use
Good afternoon one and all, today there are a few posts, but first if the Lime Curd, I've made this to use the pack of limes I bought on impulse, not a normal thing to buy on an impulse but when 5 limes are £1 instead of £1.60, you have to act on it. So … Continue reading Lime Curd!
My first set cheesecake of many but I have a huge crack though the centre.
As I mentioned in the Hello and Welcome Post I work in a Bakery that supplies some of the UK's biggest supermarkets, we produce sweet and savoury deserts. I work in the Warehouse driving the Forklifts and issuing the raw stock to production, I also have spent time in Dispatch shipping the Ambient, Chilled and Frozen stock. … Continue reading Working Full Time and Baking?
This is my first blog, and I'm going to tell you why I have started this blog and what myself and your self can get from my blog; but first let me tell you about myself.