Cakes, Desserts

GBBO Dessert Week Challenge 4: Vanilla Cheesecake

I love cheesecake. There’s something about the combination of a buttery biscuit base and a sweet creamy filling that works every single time. This recipe is a recipe which I’ve used ever since I first made it and I’d like to feel that I’ve perfected it. Now the challenge on Bake Off is making a… Continue reading GBBO Dessert Week Challenge 4: Vanilla Cheesecake

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Guest Posts

Guest Post: Bûche de Noël by Luca Marchiori

I’ve got another one of my Guest Posts from a fellow food blogger, Luca Marchiori for the 2nd post in my Bumper December. I met Luca on Twitter, as seems to be the case all too often these days, and when he started tweeting these amazing bakes I discovered his blog. Then I had the… Continue reading Guest Post: Bûche de Noël by Luca Marchiori

TV Show Reviews

GBBO 14 Episode 4 Review: Desserts Week

Well wasn’t that a bit eventful? The tent heated up in more ways than one this week, after facing signature self-saucing puddings, a technical Tiramisu cake and showstopping Baked Alaskas in 25 degree heat! That was never really going to work was it, come on Bake Off producers! Eliminated: Iain My Elimination Prediction: Richard (how… Continue reading GBBO 14 Episode 4 Review: Desserts Week

Cakes

Apple Pie Cake

This cake is a true showstopper because not only does the cake boast an impressive 3 layers of sponge, amazingly heady with cinnamon, but is topped with caramelised apples and a cinnamon cream cheese frosting. The recipe does come from Edd Kimber's first book The Boy Who Bakes, and you can see my review for… Continue reading Apple Pie Cake

TV Show Reviews

GBBO 14 Episode 2 Review: Biscuit Week

The second episode of The Great British Bake Off aired tonight and really showed each of the baker’s skill. The biscuit week demanded the remaining 11 bakers to make their signature savoury biscuits, Mary’s technical Florentines and a showstopping 3D biscuit scene. Eliminated: Enwezor My Prediction: Nancy Star Baker: Richard Good: Luis Bad: Norman Best… Continue reading GBBO 14 Episode 2 Review: Biscuit Week

Food on Youtube

Food on Youtube Archives – Byron Talbott (Part 2)

I'm continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with Byron Talbott's Youtube channel. If you haven't heard of Byron Talbott before, I think it's time to prepare yourself for a good hour of gasping in awe of the beauty of the food that Byron continues to produce without fail as you binge-watch his videos. In… Continue reading Food on Youtube Archives – Byron Talbott (Part 2)

Food on Youtube

Food on Youtube Archives – The Boy Who Bakes

I'm continuing the search of the Youtube food archives with Edd Kimber's Youtube channel. Some of you may not have heard of Edd Kimber. Well he was the champion of the first series of The Great British Bake Off and has gone on to have an amazing career, having worked with the likes of Raymond… Continue reading Food on Youtube Archives – The Boy Who Bakes