This recipe for Merinque chocolate dessert has a funny story. I wanted to make tarts, for my baking along the Great British Bake Off, but I was camping with the caravan and I had to buy ready made pastry casing. I didn’t find any at the nearby shop that used sustainable palm oil, so I’ve
Last week was pastry week at the Great British Bake Off and one of the challenges was to make a savoury tarte tatin. I love tarte tatin, but I prefer the sweet version with plums or apples. It was a funny coincidence, but the day before GBBO was aired, I’ve ordered a plum Tarte Tatin
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,
The showstopper challenge at Bake Off for Dessert Week was a bombe. The one that won Star Baker made a really nice bombe and, after chatting with my husband, we’ve decided to make something similar, a Foret Noir Bombe. This was a joint venture between me and my husband. So, it was fun to bake
I had a couple of avocados and I had no idea what to make, until I thought of Avocado pasta. It’s so easy to make, takes 15 minutes from start to finish and it has only a few ingredients: three main ones, spices, and a bit of lemon juice. The avocado makes for a very
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
I’ve made scrambled tofu many times and I wasn’t sure if this is a recipe that I should share on my blog, because it is so simple. But, I searched online before making it for the first time, so why not share my own recipe. It is very easy to make, as you can imagine.