I published this post a few years ago, but I’ve decided to update it and publish it again today. One of the challenges at Bake Off this week was to make a festive bake. One of the contestants made kozunak, the Bulgarian version of Cozonac. On Tuesday, a few hours before the show was aired,
This Prohibition Upside Down Cake was a bit of a challenge. I wanted to make a boozy cake since I saw that the theme at Bake Off was the “Roaring Twenties”, but, at the same time, I am camping in our caravan. I wanted to do a bigger cake, but the oven is not great
These Sandesh Mishti desserts must be the most strange thing I’ve ever made. I decided to make these for the latest Great British Bake Off challenge. It was Dairy week, quite a strange choice considering that, unless vegan, almost of all the bakes have a type of dairy in them. I imagined they will be
I knew about read bean paste for a while, I even had a pack of it in my cupboards, but didn’t get the chance of making it. Also, my husband thought it is strange to make a dessert or sweet biscuits with beans. All this changed when a new Chinese bakery opened in Liverpool. I
I had a jar of delicious sour cherries in syrup in the fridge and I thought I can make a lovely dessert, Foret Noire Semolina Pudding. To make it, I’ve used a new silicone mould. I wasn’t sure that it would look perfect. It did, all six of them turned out with perfect edges. I
I’ve had recently some pretty delicious apple crumble at a restaurant. My husband loved it too, so I thought I should make my own version of a crumble. It’s not something I bake often, so I can say that the lovely lunch inspired me. To give it a twist, I made Apple and Pineapple Crumble.
With Easter approaching, I’ve seen lots of recipes for brownies with the well known brand of eggs cut in half and placed on top of the brownie mix. I’m not using that brand because, despite them using Fair trade cocoa and vanilla, they use palm oil obtained through deforestation. Obviously, I don’t want to be