Category: Bake like you mean it

  • Mirror, Mirror, on the Cake…

    Mirror, Mirror, on the Cake…

    Alrighty then, let’s do this thing. The mirror glaze. Much attempted on the Great British Bake Off, much failed, or much left with something roughly the consistency of a car tyre wrapped around your cake, resisting the knife and quite possibly an attack from automatic weapons or artillery fire. Pause there for a moment, rewind. […]

  • Coffee/Walnut


    Right. Hadn’t planned to do another cheesecake so quickly but the chickens are producing copious amounts of eggs at the moment and Philadelphia is on offer in Tesco. It’s like the universe is telling me to bake cheesecake. For this, you’ll need a copy of this book. “The Great British Bake Off How to Turn […]

  • Thank Crunchie it’s Cheesecake

    Thank Crunchie it’s Cheesecake

    Crunchies are one of those sweets that seem to have been around forever without changing. They’re still that gorgeous chocloate-coated honeycomb of burnt sugar and they’re still delicious. A friend has just had a birthday and wanted a Crunchie cheesecake… My flavour and ingredient guru was on the case instantly. Make a caramel, burn the […]