Day 362 – Pain au Chocolat

You better believe I saved some of the most appetising bakes to close the year with! I made croissants the other day, and although they weren't perfect they were still homemade buttery croissants – I mean, what's not to like? The recipe from the Puff the Bakery course I've been following actually made enough for… Continue reading Day 362 – Pain au Chocolat

Day 302 – Madeleines

It's cake week in my Puff the Bakery course, and whilst the Opera cake might have to wait a little while until I can skilfully master multiple layers, I couldn't wait to try the much more straightforward Madeline. The madeleine is a shell-shaped, airy sponge, made with brown butter and honey, similar in taste to… Continue reading Day 302 – Madeleines

Day 282 – Florentines

After a flurry of new thing baking during the summer, things have slowed down a little. I'm currently still looking after my friend's lovely dog Sascha, and I'm frantically cramming for a German language test. In short, life has been too busy to be trying to avoid getting hairs in beautiful patisserie. Today though, I… Continue reading Day 282 – Florentines